Turkish army soldiers stand guard as Kurdish people wait in a hope to enter Cizre, a town subject to a curfew as part of a controversial operation against Kurdish rebels, on March 22, 2016 in Mardin, for Newroz celebration. Nowruz, the Farsi-language word for 'New Year', is an ancient Persian festival, celebrated on the first day of spring, March 21, in Central Asian republics, Iraq, Turkey, Afghanistan and Iran. / AFP PHOTO / ILYAS AKENGIN

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:10 P.M.) – The Turkish Army’s presence in the Idlib province has been agreed upon by the Syrian government, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday.

In addition to his comments on the Idlib situation, the Russian Foreign Minister commented on the recent announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump on the future of his armed forces in Syria.

“The solution to the illegitimate and armed presence of the US  in Syria might be difficult,” Lavrov said.

“Washington continually puts new conditions that violate the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria despite of that these principles are mentioned by the main resolutions of the Security Council,” Lavrov affirmed.

“Let’s see what the result of leaving Syria which was announced by US President Donald Trump will be,” he added.

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I find this unbelievable and Idlib is slowly taking on the Northern Cyprus model!
What is the quid pro quo for the Syrian Government that the Turks and their jihadis should continue to occupy Idlib?
Looks like the Kurds are toast though….