Photo: TASS/Alexei Druzhinin/press-service of the President of the Russian Federation
Vladimir Putin during a telephone conversation with Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed concern over the aggressive actions of extremist groups in the Syrian Idlib, reported the press service of the Kremlin.
the Conversation between the two leaders was initiated by the Turkish side. The heads of state discussed the situation in Iglinsky area of de-escalation.
Putin and Erdogan agreed on enhancing bilateral inter-Ministerial consultations on Idlib to reduce tension, cease-fire and neutralization of the terrorist threat. They also confirmed that the contacts between the military departments will continue in an intensive mode.
Erdogan in the course of conversation stressed the need to deter the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Idlib and prevent a humanitarian catastrophe.
Earlier, defense Minister of Turkey, Hulusi Akar said that Moscow and Ankara have no problem with the situation in Idlib. According to him, the main purpose of the Turkish military in Idlib the Syrian regime is. He stressed that Russia and Turkey have established good contacts.
on the Eve of the formation of the armed Syrian opposition, who are on the side of Turkey, attacked the positions of Syrian army in Idlib province.
Pro-Turkish fighters broke through the defenses of the Syrian army in the area of Kinase and Naraba. As a result of wounds received four Syrian soldiers.
Turkey is not going to aggravate relations with Russia – Erdogandan reported the deaths of Russian troops in Syria