The deputy foreign ministers of Turkey and Russia discussed the situation in Syria in a phone conversation on Friday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

In a statement, the ministry said Turkey’s Sedat Onal and his Russian counterpart Sergey Vershinin thoroughly examined all aspects of the peace process, including the implementation of Moscow and Ankara’s agreements on Syria’s northwestern Idlib province and the promotion of the political process under UN auspices.

“A range of issues related to the Syrian settlement, including the implementation of the Russian-Turkish agreements on stabilization in Idlib, as well as the tasks of promoting the political

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