Sergei Lavrov and Cavusoglu
The foreign Ministers of Russia and Turkey Sergei Lavrov and Cavusoglu discussed by telephone the implementation of the ceasefire in Syria. On Friday, December 30, reported on the website of the Russian foreign Ministry.
“The Ministers continued the discussion of the complex issues associated with the implementation of the provisions of the documents signed on December 29 the Syrian government and the opposition under the mediation of Moscow and Ankara and subject to the negotiations of foreign Ministers and defense Ministers of Russia, Turkey and Iran on 20 December this year”, — says the publication.
The parties stressed the importance of the observance of the cease-fire by all opposition groups and the manifestations of them “constructive approaches” in preparation for the upcoming meeting in Astana.
29 December, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the signing of three documents: the first between the Syrian government and the armed opposition on the cessation of hostilities, the second on a set of measures to monitor the truce, the third statement of readiness for the start of peace talks on the conflict settlement in the Republic.
Proposed by Russia and Turkey, the cease-fire in Syria came into force on 30 December at 00:00. Join him promised the armed Syrian opposition groups.
It is assumed that if we can reach a sustainable cease-fire, representatives of the Syrian government and opposition will start in Astana, political discussion, conflict resolution, and guarantors of the peace process will perform Moscow and Ankara.