Sep 17, 2018 20:15 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Jul 14, 2019 22:04 Asia/Tehran]

Presidents of Russia and Turkey met Monday to try to come to an agreement over the Syrian's Idlib.

Iran Press/Europe: "We have a lot of issues to discuss, including difficult ones,”  Vladimir Putin said at the start of the talks at his residence in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi.

He added that the meeting would help “find solutions for where there are none yet.”

“I think not just the region, but the entire world has eyes focused on our meeting today,” Erdogan said for his part, in comments that were translated into Russian.

“I believe that the statement we will make after the Sochi meeting will give new hope to the region,” he added.

Recently, Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov emphasised that only the Syrian people can decide the future of their country, stressing the fact that the US behaviour towards Idlib indicates that it wants to protect Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist outfit.

Hundreds of terrorists and their families were recently evacuated from southern Syria  and  lodged in the northwest of the country, in Idlib province. 

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Last Friday,Russian President Vladimir Putin along with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended in a trilateral meeting with Iranian PresidentHassan Rouhani in Tehran to track the political process of the Syrian crisis, on the eve of the liberation of idlib as one of the last areas under the control of terrorists in Syria.

The first of the trilateral summits was held last year in Russia's Black Sea city Sochi on Nov. 22.

The second trilateral summit held in Istanbul .

 

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