The agreement consists of only three articles. First, a ceasefire starting from Friday March 6. Second, a security corridor will be established between Syrian rebels and government forces. Third, Russia and Turkey will jointly patrol the security corridor from March 15.
The new deal touched on the migrant crisis but did not include a solution.
European Commission Vice-President Margaritis Schinas, Europe's top official on migration, today called on Croatia to convene an emergency meeting.
Schinas wrote on Twitter that he had contacted Croatian Interior Minister Davor Bozinovic on this occasion to request an emergency meeting of the interior ministers.
European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas on Wednesday weighed in on a row between the Greek government and local authorities over plans to build pre-deportation centers on the five Aegean islands that are on the frontline of the migration/refugee crisis, calling for a greater "sense of responsibility and consensus."
In an interview with Italian newspaper La Repubblica on Saturday, European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas insisted that "Europe cannot allow itself to fail again with migration."
He added that there is an imperative need for a new agreement that "will cover all aspects of migration policies."
Greece stands to collect some 21 billion euros of European Union subsidies in the next program period that begins next year, European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas said on Friday at the National Development Conference in Athens on the Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-27.
The Greek commissioner referred to "an increase by about 8 percent from the current period."