Russia, Iran and Turkey urge nationwide ceasefire in Syria

Foreign ministers from the three countries express their desire to work together to end the conflict during their meeting in Moscow.

Photo by: Reuters
Photo by: Reuters

A child flashes a peace sign while riding a bus to be evacuated from a rebel-held sector of eastern Aleppo, Syria, December 18, 2016.

Updated Dec 21, 2016

Russia, Iran and Turkey called for a nationwide ceasefire in Syria and said talks would begin soon to end the bloody six-year-old conflict.

Foreign Ministers from the three countries met in Moscow on Tuesday.

They said they want to work towards a halt in fighting and focus efforts on defeating Daesh and other terrorist groups in Syria.

TRT World ’s Ben Said has more details.