Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Turkey will not allow any delay in the process of establishing a so-called safe zone in northern Syria, where US-backed Kurdish militants are based, much to Ankara’s dismay.
The US military, with the assistance of Israel, Saudi Arabia and terrorist groups in the Middle East, is seeking to tear Syria apart, as it maintains its illegal presence in the war-torn country, a former US Senate candidate says.
Syrian government forces captured two northwestern villages in an intensified offensive on the last terrorist-held part of the country, inching closer to the city of Kfar Zeita which has been held by terrorists since 2012, state media said.
Turkey has strongly called on the United States to stop supporting a Kurdish militant group in northern Syria as Ankara and Washington held their latest round of talks on the issue aimed at preventing a fresh Turkish cross-border invasion into the Arab country.
The three guarantor states in the Syrian peace process have reiterated their commitment to preserving Syria’s sovereignty, at the end of the 13th round of talks for peace in the Arab country in Kazakhstan’s capital, Nur-Sultan.
The Syrian government has agreed to a truce deal in the country’s militant-held northwestern province of Idlib on condition that a buffer zone is created between army troops and foreign-sponsored Takfiri terrorists.
Russia, Iran and Turkey, Astana peace process guarantors, expressed satisfaction with the progress reached in finalizing the Syrian Constitutional Committee composition, the three countries issued a joint statement.