Turkey, Russia in talks on setting up observation posts in Syria - media

Turkey, Russia in talks on setting up observation posts in Syria - media

Turkey and Russia may come to agreement in coming days on setting up observation posts in Syria, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said in an interview with the Qatari Al Jazeera TV Channel on Saturday, TASS reports.

"I believe that the [joint Russian-Turkish] patrols will be even more successful and useful in coming days," the Anadolu news agency quoted the defense minister as saying.

"We continue taking efforts for establishing full ceasefire so that people in the region can return to normal and calm life. In this regard, we are carrying our necessary coordination with Russia in the specific areas [of Syria]. In addition to Turkish-Russian patrols, talks are underway with Russia on creating several observation posts and certainty on this issue will appear in coming days," he said.

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