Shoigu, Akar discuss Idlib, regional security

Politics | War / Terrorism 1/10/2019, 12:43 AM
Shoigu, Akar discuss Idlib, regional security

Turkish and Russian ministers of defense, Hulusi Akar and Sergey Shoigu, held a phone conversation concerning the "latest developments" in Syria's northern province of Idlib, the countries' ministries announced.

"The sides discussed the latest developments in Idlib and assessed regional security issues in the framework of agreements reached in Sochi," the Turkish Defense Ministry said while the Russian official statement reiterated the two ministers talked about the "Idlib de-escalation zone and other issues of regional security."

Moscow is supposed to host Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the near future.

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