the leaders of the 27 member countries of the European Union calls on the parties to the conflict in Syria to immediately stop the military operations in Idlib province.
this is stated in the statement of the heads of state and government, which hold an extraordinary meeting in Brussels. The document emphasizes that the parties to the conflict in Syria needs to comply fully with their obligations under achieved in the Sochi agreements.
in addition, EU leaders called for a direct and unimpeded humanitarian access to all those in need.
In early February, the situation in Idlib has deteriorated. It happened after the Russian and the Turkish military made another attempt to enter the silence mode, however, the terrorists have intensified their attacks, reports TASS.
Earlier telephone conversation on Syria was held by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, President of France Emmanuel macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The leaders of France and Germany expressed readiness to meet with President Putin and Turkish President Erdogan to reach a political solution to the crisis.
While our President has stressed the need to take effective measures to neutralize terrorist threats while respecting the principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity.
In Syria in Idlib province, the militants with the support of Turkey attacked the army of the country. To stop the offensive of the Russian space forces launched air strikes on the extremists.
the Russian foreign Ministry said that Turkey’s actions could provoke further escalation of the conflict. And besides, this is a direct violation of the agreements between Moscow and Ankara, the disengagement of the armed opposition and terrorists and the establishment of the demilitarized strip.
Meanwhile, Turkey said that problems with Russia in Idlib there. These are the words of the Minister of defence. Hulusi Akar noted that the main objective of the Turkish armed forces is the army of Syria. And Russia clashes are unacceptable. He assured that Moscow is constantly being negotiated. Moreover, the jointhonest patrols will be unchanged.