Russian defense ministry announces the results of military negotiations with Turkey on Idlib

The Russian Ministry of Defense considered that the military negotiations with Turkey over the situation in Syria’s Idlib were constructive, stressing that its results would allow the implementation of all agreements between the two parties on this region.

“The negotiations took place in Ankara with Turkish partners in a constructive atmosphere”, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement issued this morning.

Its results will allow the implementation of all agreements on Idlib to reduce the escalation reached between the Russian and Turkish presidents on March 5 in Moscow”.

The Ministry confirmed that, under these agreements, the first Russian-Turkish joint patrol will be conducted on the M4 route tomorrow, on March 15.

On Friday, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar stated that military negotiations between Russia and Turkey in Ankara culminated in the signing of an agreement on ceasefire terms in the Idlib region in northwestern Syria, stipulating the conduct of joint patrols on March 15 along the designated side of the M4 road.

“The International and the establishment of coordination centers between the two sides to monitor the progress of the armistice.