TEHRAN (defapress) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that the Syrian military’s offensive in Idlib did not violate any agreements with Turkey.
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Publish Date: 26August 2019 - 20:20
The Idlib operation by the Syrian army is no breach of any agreements with Turkey, Lavrov said, RIA news agency reported.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria were causing a humanitarian crisis and threatening Turkey’s national security, the Turkish presidency said.
Syrian troops have encircled militants in northwest Syria in an offensive to reclaim territory and towns they lost early in the war.