According to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Moscow and Ankara have agreed on joint actions to withdraw terrorists from the Syrian city of Aleppo.
On Wednesday, during a meeting with heads of local administrations in Ankara, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced that Russia and Turkey have agreed on joint efforts to withdraw terrorists from the Syrian city of Aleppo.
“Yesterday, I spoke with Putin [the Russian President]. We discussed with him Aleppo. He said that from 22:00 pm the bombing will be stopped there. He expressed a wish that the al-Nusra [also known as the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham] should leave the city. We have given necessary instructions to our colleagues and have started to work in this direction. And we also discussed an agreement on how to drive the al-Nusra out from Aleppo and provide peace of residents of the city, and for this we need to work together,” the RIA Novosti news agency quoted the words of the Turkish President.
He also added that Turkey has reached an agreement with the US military on the issue of participation of the Turkish Army in the operation to liberate the Iraqi city of Mosul from terrorists of the Islamic State (IS) group.
“We have reached agreements with the United States, with their commanders, generals on the participation of our Air Force in the operation in Mosul. I hope that we will be able to agree on other issues soon,” Erdogan stressed. “Turkey will ensure its safety in any place, where it is needed, and therefore the republic [Turkis military] will in Mosul,” he added.