“The date and venue for the meeting on Idlib agreed - March 5, Istanbul. The format of participation is currently being discussed - with the participation of two or four leaders, ”Anadolu quotes the president.
Erdogan: Date and venue for the meeting on Idlib agreed - March 5, Istanbul. The format of participation is currently being discussed - with the participation of 2 or 4 leaders- ANADOLU AGENCY (RU) (@aa_russian) February 26, 2020
As Erdogan emphasized, Turkey demands "the implementation of all points of the Sochi agreements on Idlib" and "will not back down from its position."
The Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has previously answered the question about the likelihood of a “quadripartite summit” on Syria, the agency reports.
He noted that a meeting plan for March 5 of the leaders of Turkey, France, Germany and Russia exists.
In addition, the topic of preparing a tripartite summit of leaders of the guarantor countries of the Astana agreements in Iran is discussed.
“For the success of these meetings, it is necessary first of all to reduce tensions on the ground ... Turkey is ready in the four-sided summit, and when the preconditions are formed, it will be possible to hold a trilateral meeting. However, the priority in the bilateral meeting of the Presidents of Turkey and Russia, which has already been agreed, ”the minister said.
Erdogan said earlier that he expects to hold talks with Russian leader Vladimir Putin on March 5 on the situation in Idlib.
He also noted that he intends on March 5 to meet with colleagues from Russia, France and Germany.
Erdogan compared the situation in Idlib with the war.