In a statement made by Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu one day before his meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Moscow stated that it sent reinforcements to Syria.
It was noteworthy that the statement about the reinforced military police force sent to the Ayn Isa region in northern Syria coincided with the visit of Çavuşoğlu. Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and Ruya Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet in Russia on Tuesday (tomorrow) to discuss the Syrian issue.
Russia, announced that the military police in the area where reinforcements, which support the opposition forces Turkey is in conflict with Kurdish groups in the region. At the same time, Turkish and Russian soldiers carry out joint patrols on the highway in the region.
In the statement made by the Russian Ministry of Defense, “We carefully monitor the unstable situation in the region. Earlier in talks with Turkey side, we were in agreement on the placement of Russian-Syrian observation points in the area. In addition to the Russian army, the police forces arrived today (Sunday) to Ayn Isa in order to stabilize the region ”.
Sochi visit description
Turkish Foreign regard to Cavusoglu’s visit to Russia by the Ministry “Mr. Minister, Turkey-Russia Joint VIII of the Strategic Planning Group. Meeting on the occasion of the Russian Federation on December 29, 2020 (ie Sochi) will carry out a visit. Mr. Minister and our Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov ‘s will be held in the presidential Joint Strategic Planning Group meeting is expected to be made in the comprehensive exchange of views on as well as regional and international developments of relations between two countries. at the end of the meeting, the Russian Federation Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey between 2021-2022 Consultation Plan will be signed “was the description. The statement did not contain any comments on Russia’s military police reinforcement to the region.