Turkey aims to establish Syria ceasefire before new year, FM says

By REUTERS
December 29, 2016 09:42

ANKARA - Turkey aims to establish a ceasefire in Syria before the new year, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, adding that Ankara would not hold talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad.

Turkey said on Wednesday that it and Russia had prepared an agreement for a ceasefire in Syria. Details about the agreement remain hazy.Cavusoglu told broadcaster AHaber in an interview that Turkey, along with Russia, aimed to be a guarantor of the ceasefire.


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