Named possible members of the international forces in Syria

Press Secretary of the Turkish President Ibrahim Kalin told about the possible composition of the international forces in the new areas of de-escalation in Syria. On Thursday, June 22, according to Anadolu.

“We are working on a mechanism under which in the province of Idlib, are likely to be deployed by Turkish and Russian troops, in the outskirts of Damascus, mostly Russian and Iranian forces, and in the South of Syria, in the province of Deraa, — Jordanian and us forces. Russia also proposes to use in the operation of small contingents of the armed forces of Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan”, — said Kalin.

On 19 June the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov said that the next round of talks on the Syrian settlement will take place in Astana on 10 July. “It was at this meeting the parties agreed to complete the harmonization of the specific parameters of the modalities of ensuring of the regime that should exist in the areas of de-escalation and perimeter”, — he explained.

4 may in Astana, the guarantor countries — Russia, Turkey and Iran signed a Memorandum on the establishment of security zones in Syria. According to the document, four such zones (in Idlib province, to the North of the city of HOMS, Eastern ghouta and in the South) fighting between government forces and the opposition must be stopped from 6 may for six months with subsequent extension.