Russia expects 4th de-escaltion zone in Syria

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TEHRAN, Aug. 25 (MNA) – Russia expects the establishment of a "de-escalation zone" in Idlib, as part of results of the negotiations between Turkey, Russia and Iran in Astana.

Russia expects the establishment of a "de-escalation zone" in Idlib, a northern Syria province, as part of results of the negotiations between Turkey, Russia and Iran, the country’s foreign minister said Thursay, according to Anadolu Agency.

Sergey Lavrov’s remarks came during a media briefing following the meeting with his Cambodian counterpart Prak Sokhon in the Russian capital Moscow.

"We expect a fourth de-escalation zone to be established in Idlib, following the ones in Syria’s west, Eastern Ghouta and Homs as a result of the negotiations among Turkey, Russia and Iran," he said.

Turkey and Iran, along with Russia, are the brokers for the Astana peace talks on Syria. At the latest round of talks in May, they announced plans to establish “de-escalation zones” throughout the war-ravaged state.

MNA/ANADOLU

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