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Demilitarised zone in Syria's Idlib formed and weapons withdrawn, says Turkey

Turkey's defence ministry said the demilitarised zone in Syria's Idlib has been formed and heavy weapons have been withdrawn, following an agreement by Russian and Turkish leaders in Sochi last month.


Devdiscourse News Desk Turkey
Updated: 11-10-2018 05:25 IST
Demilitarised zone in Syria's Idlib formed and weapons withdrawn, says Turkey

The agreement dictated that heavy weapons, tanks, rocket systems and mortars of all opposition groups would be withdrawn by Oct. 10. (Image Credit: Twitter)

Turkey's defence ministry said the demilitarised zone in Syria's Idlib has been formed and heavy weapons have been withdrawn, following an agreement by Russian and Turkish leaders in Sochi last month.

The agreement dictated that heavy weapons, tanks, rocket systems and mortars of all opposition groups would be withdrawn by Oct. 10, and the zone will be monitored by coordinated Turkish and Russian patrols.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : Turkey

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