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The ambassadors of Russia and Iran summoned to the foreign Ministry of Turkey for airstrikes in Idlib

Ankara has urged Moscow and Tehran are allies of Syrian President Assad, to influence Damascus, violating a ceasefire in the area of de-escalation.

The ambassadors of Russia and Iran was summoned to the foreign Ministry of Turkey, where they expressed concern about Ankara’s recent actions of Syrian government forces in the area of de-escalation in Idlib province. This was announced on Tuesday, January 9, the Turkish news Agency “Anadolu”.

The diplomatic representatives of Russia and Iran — allies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad suggested to influence Damascus, violating a ceasefire in the area of de-escalation. Such actions of the government forces “undermine the process of political settlement” in Syria, quoting the Turkish foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu Agency dpa. According to Cavusoglu, the Syrian troops under the pretext of combating grouping “Fath al-sham”, formerly known as “Frente al-Nusra”, strikes at the forces of the moderate opposition .

Sunday, January 7, in the air strikes in North-Eastern Idlib province, according to rights activists, killed at least 21 civilians. The Syrian Observatory for human rights (SHR) blamed the incident on aviation of the Russian Federation and Syria. Most of the territory of Idlib province is still controlled by the moderate forces of the opposition, some groups which Turkey supports.

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