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The presidents of Turkey and Russia Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin will hold on Monday talks, which will discuss the issue of Syrian Idlib, said the Turkish foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday, says the Agency Anadolu.
“We see that in Idlib, the situation is worsening. We are making efforts to stop attacks on civilians, are in close contact on this issue with Russia and Iran. Recently communicate and with other partners. We will continue these contacts, in particular, on Monday our President Tayyip Erdogan will hold talks with President (Vladimir) Putin,” said çavuşoğlu during his visit to Pakistan.
He did not specify whether it is phone calls.
Earlier, the press service of the Turkish leader said that Erdogan intends to visit the USA on 23-27 September to attend the UN General Assembly. However, his spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said that currently plans to conduct his talks with the President of the United States Donald trump is not.
The territory of the North-Western Idlib province at the present time practically not controlled by the government forces of Syria. There are militants of the armed opposition, as well as, how to say Moscow and Damascus-terrorists of several groups that make periodic attacks on the positions of Syrian troops.
Last Friday in Tehran, held talks the leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran, Vladimir Putin, Tayyip Erdogan and Hassan Rouhani. The main topics of discussion were the situation in Idlib and the process of settlement of the crisis in Syria. At the summit, the presidents adopted the Tehran Declaration, argue about whether to include an item on the announcement of a ceasefire in Idlib. In the end the leaders were limited to a more streamlined formulations, urging militants in Iglinsky area of de-escalation in Syria for a ceasefire and stressing that the solution to the problem of terrorists in the area — the key to peace in the country.
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