Minister of foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Moscow and Ankara continue to work towards final agreement on Idlib. The head of the Turkish foreign Ministry noted that there is still a lot of work but the final answer will be known on Monday, February 17, after a meeting of Turkish and Russian delegations in Moscow.
the Syrian problem should not affect the relations of Russia and Turkey, Cavusoglu stressed. Upcoming contact will show whether the parties to hold another meeting, quotes the Minister RIA Novosti.
Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Mikhail Bogdanov expressed hope that the upcoming talks will be productive. He stressed that Moscow intends to undertake in-depth and substantive negotiations.
Earlier it was reported that Turkey intends to keep its observation posts in Idlib. The Syrian army needs to move away from them, otherwise, Ankara will give a military response, said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. He said that urged Putin to exert pressure on Bashar al-Assad to the Syrian army stopped its advance in Idlib.