22 octombrie 2019

Turkey, Russia agree to remove Kurdish militants from NE Syria, launch joint patrols


Russia and Turkey have reached a deal to establish a safe zone long sought by Ankara in northern Syria, which will see Kurdish militants operating in the region removed to beyond 30 kilometers from the Turkish border.The deal was announced on Tuesday evening following lengthy discussions between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in Sochi.Under the deal, Erdogan said, the Kurdish militants will move 30 kilometers away from the border regions in [...]