Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan shake hands at the end of a joint press statement following their talks at the Kremlin in Moscow on Thursday. Photo: AFP Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan shake hands at the end of a joint press statement following their talks at the Kremlin in Moscow on Thursday. Photo: AFP
Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan shake hands at the end of a joint press statement following their talks at the Kremlin in Moscow on Thursday. Photo: AFP

Russia and Turkey agree to ceasefire deal for Syria’s Idlib

  • Putin and Erdogan announce truce after lengthy talks to contain conflict, which has displaced nearly a million people in three months
  • Leaders also agree to establish secure corridor and hold joint patrols

Topic |   Syrian conflict
Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan shake hands at the end of a joint press statement following their talks at the Kremlin in Moscow on Thursday. Photo: AFP Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan shake hands at the end of a joint press statement following their talks at the Kremlin in Moscow on Thursday. Photo: AFP
Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan shake hands at the end of a joint press statement following their talks at the Kremlin in Moscow on Thursday. Photo: AFP
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