Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Recep Erdogan and Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani have held a trilateral summit, discussing the situation in the Syrian Idlib province as well as the trilateral ties.
According to the Russian President Vladimir Putin, the priority now is to remove terrorists from Syria’s Idlib. At the same time, the Russian president noted that there was a lot of opportunity for peacemaking with those in Idlib, who was ready for a dialogue.
The Russian president further noted that there is a large number of civilians in the Syrian Idlib and this must be borne in mind when fighting terrorists.
“There is a large number of civilians in the Idlib zone, and we certainly need to bear this in mind [when fighting terrorists],” Putin said at the Russia-Iran-Turkey summit.
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Speaking further, Putin said that conditions for accommodation of up to one million refugees were created in Syria, the authorities gave guarantees of their non-discrimination.
“Conditions have been created in Syria to accommodate up to a million refugees. The government gives firm guarantees of security and non-discrimination to all returning citizens, including property issues,” Putin said.
Putin says he agrees with his Iranian and Turkish counterparts that the three countries should boost the trilateral coordination on the…