Meetings between Turkish and Russian military delegations continued for a third consecutive day on Thursday, according to the Turkish National Defense Ministry. 

In a tweet on Thursday evening, the ministry said talks had ended for the day and would continue on Friday.

The core focus of the meetings has been Idlib, northwestern Syria, and the two sides have been discussing various aspects of the cease-fire agreement announced last week by Turkey and Russia.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin agreed on a new cease-fire for Idlib, which started on March 6, after meeting in

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