Erdogan says he hopes for Idlib ceasefire deal in Putin talks
Talks with Putin on Thursday come amid surge in fighting between Turkish and Syrian forces in northwest Syria.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that he hopes to reach a deal on a ceasefire in Syria’s northwest when he meets his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin later in the week. Foreign Affairs Magazine Subscription in Pakistan
“I will go to Moscow on Thursday to discuss the developments in Syria,” Erdogan told members of his party in the capital, Ankara.
“I hope that he will take the necessary measures there, such as a ceasefire, and that we will find a solution to this affair,” Erdogan said in the televised speech on Monday, which came amid rising tensions following a surge in fighting between Turkish and Syrian forces in the war-torn country’s Idlib region. Subscribe to Current Affairs Digest and get your copy delivered at your door step.