Russia says expressed concern to Turkey about Syria actions

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu discussed the conflict in Syria over the phone on Wednesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Lavrov expressed concern about the actions of Turkish armed forces and of Ankara-led opposition groups in northern Syria, the ministry said in a statement on its website. The call took place at the initiative of the Turkish side. (Reporting by Lidia Kelly and Dmitry Solovyov; Writing by Lidia Kelly; Editing by Toby Chopra)