Article Photos: Russia, Turkey downplay Syria differences 2/3

Russian President Vladimir Putin, second left, and Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan speake before a meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. Putin visits Turkey on a one-day trip expected to focus on economic issues as well as differing views over how to resolve the Syrian conflict. Unidentified translator at left.(AP Photo/Pool)