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