Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during the 7th summit in Astana format for talks on the Syrian war at a three-way summit overshadowed by fallout from his country's war on Ukraine. Tehran, Iran, July 19, 2022. (Image: SalamPix/ABACAPRESS.COM/AAP)
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Joko Widodo with Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv: Indonesia's national interests extend well beyond Asia (Screenshot)
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Putin in Teheran with Iranian President Raisi: Building ties between two authoritarian, revisionist regimes (Image: Abbasi Mohammadreza/ATP/SPP/Alamy Live News)
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(Top) L-R: Oman’s Deputy Prime Minister for International Relations Asaad bin Tariq al-Said, UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al Nahyan, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa, US President Joe Biden, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Jordan’s King Abdullah II, Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Kuwait’s Crown Prince Meshal al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, and Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi at the ‘Security and Development Summit’ in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on July 16 (Image: Balkis Press/ABACAPRESS.COM/AAP); (Bottom) L-R: Russian President Vladimir Putin, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a three-way summit in Teheran, Iran, July 19 (Image: SalamPix/ABACAPRESS.COM/AAP).
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