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Syria war: Idlib ceasefire between Russia and Turkey begins

Syria war: Idlib ceasefire between Russia and Turkey begins

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTurkey’s President Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a tense meeting in Moscow A ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey has come into effect in the northwest Syrian province of Idlib. The deal was signed in Moscow on Thursday by Russian …

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Syria war: Russia and Turkey agree Idlib ceasefire

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. Photo: 5 March 2020

Image copyright EPA Image caption Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin reached a deal after six hours of talks Turkey and Russia have agreed a ceasefire from midnight local time in Syria’s north-western Idlib province in a bid to avoid a major escalation. In Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin and …

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