Turkish drone maker Baykar Chief Executive Haluk Bayraktar said 100 engineers from his company, defence contractor Aselsan and household electronics maker Arcelik are working together to have the ventilators ready by the end of May.
Turkey and Russia agreed on a protocol that urged parties to "cease all military actions along the line of contact in the Idlib de-escalation area starting from 00:01 on March 6, 2020."
With millions suffering from years of war and severely degraded medical facilities, countries at war cannot pay the price of a new frontline.
The attack on Turkish soldiers marks the country's first reported casualties since a ceasefire began earlier this month.
Alongside the perils of the war in Syria and living in displaced camps, the spectre of coronavirus is ever present for Syrians.
The quartet summit on video with attendance of Turkish President Erdogan, French President Macron, German Chancellor Merkel and British PM Johnson also discussed possible joint measures against global coronavirus outbreak.
The joint patrol in Syria's Idlib region was the result of a recent agreement between Ankara and Moscow on a ceasefire in Idlib province.
What started as a series of protests turned into a genocide that the world is happy to ignore.
When Syrians took to the streets on March 15, 2011, they could scarcely have imagined their anti-regime protests would turn into a complex war entangling rebels, terrorists and outside forces.
Turkey announced in February it would no longer stop refugees and migrants from reaching Europe via land, while banning boat crossings as too dangerous, accusing the EU of failing to keep promises under the 2016 refugee deal.
First Turkish-Russian joint patrol on M4 highway in Idlib to be conducted on March 15, says Turkish defence minister.
Turkish, Russian delegations continue talks on ceasefire in Idlib, just south of Turkey's border, says defence minister.
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