Turkish involvement in the Syrian Civil War

Russian, Turkish presidents announce Syria cease-fire

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, say they have reached agreements that could end fighting in northwestern Syria.

They say a cease-fire will come into force in Idlib at midnight.

Putin also voiced hope that the deal would end civilian suffering and help contain a humanitarian crisis.

Erdoğan, Putin talks begin in search of ceasefire in Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on March 5  began talks over a potential ceasefire in northern Syria with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

In his opening remarks in Kremlin, President Vladimir Putin thanked Erdoğan for accepting his invitation for talks on the recent escalation and offered condolences for fallen Turkish soldiers in Idlib.