Turkish and Russian delegation will meet in Moscow to discuss Idlib violence, Turkey's FM Mevlut Cavusoglu says, amid mounting fears of humanitarian disaster in Syrian province.
Russian FM Lavrov says Fayez al Sarraj and Khaled al Mechri "have just signed" the ceasefire agreement, while Khalifa Haftar and Aguila Saleh "have asked for a bit more time until morning to make a decision on its signing."
Presidents Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin called for a cessation of all hostilities in the northern African country starting from January 12 at midnight, following their meeting in Istanbul.
The White House in a statement said that Trump "warned against any Russian attempts to interfere in United States elections and urged Russia to resolve the conflict with Ukraine."
YPG/PKK terrorists have released some Daesh members in exchange for money by using Turkey's operation in Syria as an excuse, says Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Mevlut Cavusoglu, Sergey Lavrov speak over the phone to discuss the latest developments in the war-torn country.
Implementation of a 2012 roadmap to UN-supervised elections in Syria has been discussed by US and Russian diplomats, says Ambassador James Jeffrey amid ongoing attacks in north-west Syria.
The US secretary of state's remarks come after the US deployed an aircraft carrier strike group and nuclear-capable B-52 bombers to the Middle East. Meanwhile, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said there would be no war with the US.
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.
Addressing a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov that follows the 7th Turkish-Russian Joint Strategic Planning Group Meeting in Antalya, both countries also slam the US decision on Golan Heights.
Top Turkish and Russian diplomats stressed to move forward as soon as possible towards achieving a political settlement in Syria. Meanwhile, Turkish and American defence chiefs have talked about US withdrawal from the war-torn country.
The ineffectiveness of the United Nations Security Council has been at the heart of criticism when it comes to preventing atrocities from taking place across the globe
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