Iran's Hassan Rouhani, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russia's Vladimir Putin after a summit on Syria on April 4. PHOTO: AFP/ADEM ALTAN

Iran’s Hassan Rouhani, Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russia’s Vladimir Putin after a summit on Syria on April 4. PHOTO: AFP/ADEM ALTAN

The Russia-led Eurasia Economic Union is spreading its wings and gaining strength, with some key projects, big players and big plans in the pipeline

 APRIL 5, 2018 12:33 PM (UTC+8)

As presidents Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani and Recep Tayyip Erdogan met in Ankara for a second Russia-Iran-Turkey summit on the future of Syria, Moscow hosted its 7thInternational Security Conference attended by defense ministers from dozens of nations.