Shoigu: Turkey, Russia and Iran to guarantee Syrian settlement
Russia, Turkey and Iran are ready to act as guarantors of the Syrian crisis resolution as experts draft the text of the Moscow Declaration on the subject, the Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at the meeting with his Iranian counterpart Brig. Gen. Hossein Dehghan.
"Today, experts are working on the text of the Moscow Declaration on the immediate steps to promote the settlement of the Syrian crisis. This is a solid, very needed document," Sputnik cited Shoigu as saying.
He underscored that the signing of the declaration by the defense and foreign ministers of the three countries "stipulates our readiness to act as guarantors and to jointly serve urgent issues of the Syrian settlement." "Thus, we support the adoption of this declaration," Shoigu stressed.