A Turkish presidential source later confirmed the call had taken place but said only that the two men "exchanged views on the latest developments in Syria" and agreed to maintain contact.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, left, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, right, and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lock hands during a group photo in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, April 4, 2018.
The White Helmets organization in Eastern Ghouta alleged that the Syrian regime forces carried out a chemical attack in Douma district, killing dozens of people.
The local civil defense agency blames the Bashar al-Assad regime forces for the attack.
But Turkey and Russian Federation in recent months have put their differences aside and have been working closely to find a political solution to the conflict. This comes after he spoke with President Trump Wednesday about preventing future attacks in Syria.
The spokesman also said the US -drafted United Nations Security Council resolution that would have set up an investigation committee into chemical weapons use in Syria, which was vetoed by Russian Federation on Tuesday, was "a missed opportunity".
The spokesman added that Turkey was among the sponsors of the draft resolution.
"If an attack occurs against the forces [in Syria] backed by Russian Federation or there is an attack by the USA -supported forces, Russian Federation won't be able to stay away, otherwise it will lose its influence".
In an interview Tuesday night ahead of Trump's series of tweets-which insisted that poor relations between Russia and the USA are largely due to special counsel Robert Mueller's collusion probe-Russian ambassador to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin warned that any us missiles fired at Syria will be "downed" along with "the sources from which the missiles were fired".
Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralised" in their statements to imply that the terrorists in question either surrendered or were killed or captured.
"Those who support the regime of murderer Assad are making a mistake".