Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Thursday to discuss recent developments in Syria’s restive province of Idlib. 

Erdogan will embark on a day-long official visit to Moscow, according to Turkey’s Communications Directorate.

The leaders will discuss Idlib and other recent developments in Syria, it added.

Idlib has been a stronghold of the opposition and anti-government armed groups since the outbreak of the Syrian civil war in 2011.

In September 2018, Ankara and Moscow reached an agreement in Sochi, Russia, to turn Idlib into a de-escalation zone in which acts of aggression

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