Murder Soleimani, the truce in Libya and the conflict in Syria: statements of Putin and Erdogan

Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed their deep concern at the worsening of relations between Iran and the United States. The murder of the commander of the special operations forces of the Islamic Republic of Qasem Soleimani undermines security in the region, the leaders of the two countries.

However, the retaliation of Iran on U.S. military bases, according to Putin and Erdogan also failed to solve the problems in the middle East, but on the contrary, begins a new cycle of instability, writes the Agency “Interfax”.

as for the situation in Syria, from the joint statement of Putin and Erdogan should be: Russia and Turkey in favor of a truce in Iglinsky area of de-escalation. The presidents also fully support the sovereignty of Syria and underscore the importance of combating all manifestations of terrorism and separatism.

among other things, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed on a common position on resolving the situation in Syria. It complies with the decisions of the security Council of the UN, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov.

the Diplomat highlighted the call by the leaders of Russia and Turkey to all the Libyan parties to stop fighting. In particular, Putin and Erdogan propose to introduce a silence regime in the night of 12 January.