Thursday, May 4, 2017

Russia, Turkey And Iran Agree To Create Safe Zones In Syria

Al Jazeera: Regional powers agree on Syria 'de-escalation zones'

Russia, Turkey and Iran to create de-escalation areas in Syria, as opposition vents anger over Iranian involvement.

Russia, Iran and Turkey have signed a deal calling for the setup of so-called de-escalation zones in war-torn Syria during talks in Kazakhstan's capital, Astana.

The signing ceremony on Thursday was briefly interrrupted as some members of the Syrian armed opposition's delegation stormed out in protest against Iran's participation in the deal.

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WNU Editor: The Pentagon has no plans to send forces to enforce these "safe zones" .... The Pentagon isn't planning to send more troops to enforce Trump's Syria safe zones, sources say (Washington Examiner).

Update: Many delegates in the Syrian rebel delegation have stormed out after the signing of this "safe zone" memorandum..... Syria: Rebels storm out as 'safe zones' plan signed (BBC)

More News On Russia, Turkey And Iran Agreeing To Create Safe Zones In Syria

Russia, Iran, Turkey sign on 'de-escalation zones' in Syria -- AP
Putin: Russia, Turkey support Syria 'de-escalation zones' -- CNN
Russia, Turkey and Iran sign memorandum on de-escalation zones in Syria -- TASS
Russia, Iran, Turkey sign agreement on creation of Syria safe zones -- RT
Russia to do utmost to ensure no-fly regime in Syrian de-escalation zone -- TASS
Four de-escalation zones to be declared in Syria: Turkish president -- Hurriyet Daily News
Turkey and Russia push for safe-zones in Syria -- Al Jazeera
Syria war: Putin says 'safe zones' have international support -- BBC
Putin pushes Syria safe zone plan -- AFP
Putin: I discussed de-escalation zones in Syria with Trump, Erdogan -- RT
Putin: Syria no fly zones could cement ceasefire -- DW
Putin Says Trump Backs Syria Plan, Russia Open to No-Fly Zones -- Bloomberg
Putin: Trump backs plan to establish safe zones in Syria -- FOX News
Putin: Trump backs Syria safe zones plan -- The Hill

1 comment:

fred lapides said...

this does not sit well with Israel. That nation does NOT want Iran sitting on its border...what has President Trump to say about this?