Rus­sia, Tur­key, Iran to send troops in Syria’s Idlibe

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As­tana: Rus­sia, Tur­key and Iran which held the lat­est round of peace talks on Syria on Thurs­day and Fri­day have agreed to each con­trib­ute 500 mil­i­tary Po­lice to be de­ployed in the de-es­ca­la­tion zone in Syria’s Idlibe prov­ince.

The ob­servers will be de­ployed to the most vul­ner­a­ble places, to work on the de­mar­ca­tion line and the line of con­tact to pre­serve sta­bil­ity and pre­vent provo­ca­tions, Alexan­der Lavren­tyev, Rus­sian Pres­i­dent Vladimir Putin’s spe­cial rep­re­sen­ta­tive on Syria, said on Fri­day. “Some­times it hap­pens that some­one some­where heard an oc­ca­sional shot and an­swered in re­ply. Some­times, such small provo­ca­tions lead to sig­nif­i­cant and sad con­se­quences,” he ex­plained.

Rus­sia, Tur­key and Iran an­nounced on Fri­day the cre­ation of de-es­ca­la­tion zones in Syria was un­der a me­moran­dum dated May 4.

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