Turkey no longer sees the threat posed by the Syrian regime. On Tuesday, the 12th of December, said Turkish foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, the TV channel NTV. However, he added that the Syrian leader, in his opinion, “cannot unite Syria,” and also to hold elections.
According to the head of the foreign Ministry, earlier it was an unpleasant episode when Syrian government forces shot down a Turkish plane. “Now, however, this is not” — quoted Minister RIA Novosti.
Cavusoglu added that the danger for Turkey can represent the Syrian Kurdish party “Democratic Union” (PYD) and the Kurdistan workers ‘ party (PKK), which Ankara considers a terrorist organization.
The foreign Minister explained that if Ankara and planning any campaign, you must first agree on its parameters and its allies, particularly with Russia.
11 December it became known that the administration of U.S. President Donald trump agrees with the finding of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad in power until 2021.
On the same day it was reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin had an official meeting with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan, where he thanked Ankara for its immense contribution to the strengthening of the ceasefire regime in Syria.