More than a dozen of EU member states urged Russia and the Syrian regime on Wednesday to stop military attacks in the Idlib de-escalation zone, and recommit themselves to a 2018 cease-fire agreement.

Foreign ministers from 14 EU member states wrote a joint op-ed for German news portal and warned of an imminent humanitarian catastrophe in northwestern Syria.

“We call on the Syrian regime and its supporters to end this military offensive and to comply with the cease-fire agreed in autumn 2018,” the ministers said, amid ongoing airstrikes and shelling that claimed more than 1,800 lives since the

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