Turkey will never compromise on the Sochi deal on embattled Idlib, Syria and it expects the deal to be implemented, said the country’s president on Wednesday.

Speaking to reporters while returning from Azerbaijan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, “We want whatever the Sochi deal contains. We cannot compromise on this issue, and whatever is necessary needs to be done.”

On his phone calls last week with Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and French President Emmanuel Macron, in which the leaders agreed on a meeting on Idlib for March 5, Erdogan said the venue of the meeting “will

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