Erdogan has accused Russia of reneging on agreements on Syria

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Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan said that Russia is not fulfilling its obligations under the agreements on Syria.

the Turkish leader noted that recently in Idlib frequent attacks by the regime supported by Russia.

“At the moment Russia does not fulfill the agreement in Astana and Sochi. Our patience is coming to an end. We told Russia that if you don’t stop bombing, we will do what we think is necessary”, – quotes the words of Erdogan, the NTV channel.

Turkish President Also suggested that Moscow, Ankara and Tehran can consider steps to revive the Astana process.

Earlier, the head of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties, major-General Yuri Burenkov has denied data about the blows allegedly struck by Russian aircraft on civilian targets in Iglinsky area of de-escalation. He stressed that since the ceasefire of Russian air force sorties does not take place.

the cease-fire took effect in the Syrian province of Idlib at midnight on January 12. At 13:00 Moscow time their work began three checkpoints for the civilians. Humanitarian corridors had been prepared in the district towns Gubat in the South of Idlib, Abu Duhur in the East and al-Khader to the South of the province of Aleppo.

Four zones of de-escalation in Syria was established in accordance with the may agreement 2017 at the talks in Astana the representatives of Russia, Iran and Turkey. In 2018, three areas came under the control of Damascus.

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