Turkey Won’t Draw in Horns in Idlib, Or Else Will Be Flooded With Refugees, US Envoy Says
by Lilia Dergacheva
On Thursday, 5 March, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held talks with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over the escalation of the Syrian conflict in Idlib, inking a ceasefire agreement and agreeing on a humanitarian corridor leading to the north and south of the embattled province.
If violence is ever going to cease in the Syrian province of Idlib, one of the four formally demilitarised zones, it will likely have to be Turkey spearheading this, according to US Ambassador James Jeffrey, Special Representative for Syria Engagement, cited by CBS.
“What the Turks are saying now and we support them 100% is there cannot be such ceasefires anymore. They have to be real. They have to be enduring. There has to be a line on the ground that nobody violates”, he told the edition, referencing Turkey’s latest offensive in Syria and the ceasefire deal inked by Ankara and Moscow.
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