The fate of Idlib ought to be the major concern of the free world, yet all it garners, at best, is a few words of concern and condemnation.
The Assad regime's offensive in Idlib has disrupted education for tens of thousands of Syrian children, many of whom already faced obstacles trying to learn.
Turkish and Russian defence ministers discussed measures to reduce tension in Idlib as Syria's northwestern region comes under increasing fire by the regime and its ally Russia.
Turkish President Erdogan spoke to his Russian counterpart Putin over the phone to discuss recent Syrian regime attacks on Idlib which could trigger a massive exodus from the province where around 3 million people live.
As Assad regime and Russian warplanes bombard rebel-held Idlib province, many Syrians are fleeing in search of safety.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and White Helmets Civil Defence say scores of people have been killed since the Assad regime and its Russian ally renewed violence in Idlib and Hama provinces 13 days ago.
Health facilities are hit, diplomatic efforts are failing, and thousands are fleeing. The Damascus regime and its Russian allies attack northwest Syria.
Fresh killings come as rebels launch counter-offensive in western Hama province to recapture areas they lost on Thursday to regime forces. Meanwhile, aid groups suspend activities in embattled northwest.
Bombings, lootings, the refugee crisis and weather elements have all contributed to the destruction of the country's oldest artefacts. Now, a team of historians are joining hands to ensure what still stands will remain intact.
Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu has asked his Russian counterpart, Lavrov, to stop the bombardments in Idlib province, according to sources speaking on condition of anonymity.
Civilians in densely populated areas have been caught up in joint Russian and Syrian regime air raids. Many say they have no choice but to flee for their lives.
Belgium, Germany and Kuwait, three non-permanent council members, requested the closed-door meeting on Wednesday after Russia and the Syrian regime stepped up their bombardments of the rebel-held region.
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