The cease-fire enforced in Idlib, northwestern Syria, thanks to Russia and Turkey’s agreement is being generally respected, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.
“Recently, we have managed to overcome a dangerous rise of tensions in the Idlib de-escalation zone,” Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said at a press conference in Moscow.
“This was made possible thanks to the agreements reached during the meeting between Russian and Turkish presidents on March 5 in Moscow.”
She said the additional protocol to the Russian-Turkish memorandum brought an end to clashes along the contact line in Idlib.
“We hope that this will help achieve sustainable