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Russia-Turkey framewor agreement on Syria proposes end of hostilities in the country starting at midnight local time on december 29. Moreover the two countries agreed that the deal should be submitted for considiration by Damascus.
Turkey and Russia have agreed on the outlines of a nationwide ceasefire plan in Syria for Damascus to consider, Turkish media reported Wednesday. The general ceasefire proposal is planned to be presented to the Syrian government for consideration, according to Turkey's Anadolu news service. On December 20, the Russian, Iranian and Turkish foreign ministers met in Moscow. They emphasized the importance of expanding the ceasefire regime in Syria and announced their willingness to broker a future agreement between Damascus and the opposition. Three days prior, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed the possibility of holding talks between the Syrian government and opposition in the Kazakh capital of Astana. However, the agreement on ceasefire does not cover terrorist organizations, the report said.
2016.12.28 / 13:12