Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone conversation with his French counterpart on Wednesday.

According to a statement by Turkey’s Communications Directorate, Erdogan and Emmanuel Macron discussed the issues of Idlib and migrants.

Syria’s northwestern Idlib province is home to four million civilians, including hundreds of thousands displaced in recent years by regime forces throughout the war-torn country.

In recent months, nearly 1.7 million Syrians have moved near the Turkish border due to intense attacks by forces of the Bashar al-Assad regime and its allies.

Turkey, which already hosts some 3.7 million Syrian refugees, more than any country

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