22 octombrie 2019

Turkey and Russia agree on Kurdish withdrawal, joint patrols in Syria

politico.eu

Ankara and Moscow have agreed that Syrian Kurdish fighters will withdraw from territory near the Turkish border and plan to conduct joint patrols in northern Syria, Turkey said Tuesday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Sochi on Tuesday afternoon, hours before a U.S.-mediated ceasefire in northern Syria was due to expire. Following lengthy talks between the two leaders, Erdoğan announced that they had struck an agreement that involves the [...]