BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:20 P.M.) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed to establish a demilitarized zone in Idlib after their short meeting in the Russian port-city of Sochi.
The Russian and Turkish leader agreed that they will have a demilitarized zone that separates the Syrian government forces and rebels inside of Idlib; however, they did not specify the exact location of this dmz.
This agreement comes just days after the Turkish military began moving their troops from the Hatay Province to Syria’s Idlib Governorate.
Both leaders did not mention the Hama, Latakia, and Aleppo governorates, where there is still a considerable number of jihadist rebels still active.
More details to come…