New Idlib plan has no military action: Kremlin
Steps ‘aimed at clearing Idlib from terrorist groups,’ Kremlin spokesman says
By Elena Teslova
New Russian-Turkish agreements on Idlib, Syria do not suggest a military operation in the war-ravished country, Russian presidential spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said Thursday.
"These are steps aimed at clearing Idlib from terrorist groups that now control a significant part of this territory," Peskov told reporters.
Asked if it meant a military operation, Peskov said, "No, it does not."
His comment came after a trilateral presidential-level summit in Sochi, Russia. Iran, Russia
Following a meeting last September between Turkish President
Under the deal, opposition groups in Idlib are to remain in areas where they are already present, while Russia and Turkey conduct patrols to prevent renewed fighting.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.