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Turkey and Russia begin joint patrols in Syria's Tel Rifaat

  • 29 Mar 2019

Our Middle East Correspondent Sara Firth speaks to a family displaced from Tel Rifaat.

Turkish military vehicles are pictured near the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey January 23, 2018. ( Reuters Archive )

Turkey and Russia have begun independent, co-ordinated patrols in the Tel Rifaat region of northern Syria. 

Turkey's Defense Ministry says it's trying to strengthen a ceasefire for the area that was drawn up between Moscow and Ankara. 

Our Middle East Correspondent Sara Firth has been speaking to a family displaced from Tel Rifaat. 

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