Syrian rebel fighter takes a selfie in Idlib - Syria News

Russia and Turkey’s defence ministers agreed on the need to take what they called decisive measures to stabilise the situation in Syria’s Idlib province during talks on Monday, Russia’s RIA news agency cited a joint statement as saying.

Russia, an important Syrian government ally, and Turkey brokered a deal in September to create a demilitarised zone in the northwest Idlib region that would be evacuated of all heavy weapons and jihadist fighters.

Readers Who Read This Story Also Read

US-Backed Syria Ferocious Battle Sends Hundreds Fleeing
views 43
The ferocious battle for the Islamic State group's last bastion in eastern Syria entered its fifth day on Wednesday, as exhausted families left the ever-shrinking scrap of land where holdout jihadists have been boxed in by Kurdish-led forces. Hundreds fled day and night from Baghouz, near the en...

However, the area has been the site of continued hostilities with Russia saying that militants who used to belong to the Nusra Front group are in control of large swaths of territory.

A joint statement published after the talks between the two defence ministers in Ankara spoke of “the need in particular to take decisive measures to ensure security in the Idlib demilitarised zone,” RIA reported.

Subscribe to Breaking News

  • Stay up to date on news for: Russia, Turkey to Take Decisive Measures In Syria’s Idlib
  • Get all the essential breaking news with expert analysis

Readers Who Read This Story Also Read

US-Backed Syria Ferocious Battle Sends Hundreds Fleeing
views 43
The ferocious battle for the Islamic State group's last bastion in eastern Syria entered its fifth day on Wednesday, as exhausted families left the ever-shrinking scrap of land where holdout jihadists have been boxed in by Kurdish-led forces. Hundreds fled day and night from Baghouz, near the en...

Find More News By Categories:

Support The Politicoscope

* We empower the voiceless. We offer them a free Politicoscope platform to express themselves globally.
* We expose the dark secrets of people in power: corrupt politicians, abusive police officers, and more.
* We provide you with free news content all year; all the time.

Together, we can promote a global human parity. Take action today. Donate to Politicoscope. Thank you.

* Politicoscope journalists are independent, non-partisan, impartial and not influenced by billionaire owners, politicians or shareholders.

Share Your Thoughts Now