Lavrov: there is information on the clashes of Turkish and Syrian troops in Idlib

Turkey deploys troops to Iglinsky area of de-escalation. Russian experts fix clashes between Turkish and Syrian troops, said the Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov in an interview to “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”.

the Minister reminded that the Turkish military came under fire from the Syrians after he decided to change positions and was not warned about the Russians.

“We urge you to comply strictly with the Sochi agreement in Idlib 2018 and 2019,” added the Minister.

in addition, Lavrov said that Ankara has not fulfilled two key commitments. First – it is not separated opposition groups are cooperating with Turkey, from terrorists from “al-Nusra Dzhebhat” (banned in Russia) and “Hayat Tahrir al-sham” (banned in Russia).

the Second relates to the escape of the terrorists from Idlib to Libya, which could lead to the escalation of violence in the country. Russia can not alone solve the problem. But I have to seek fulfillment by Turkey of all agreements for Iglinsky area of de-escalation.