Lavrov: We must create conditions on the ground that guarantee the sovereignty of Syria and the security of Turkey[/rtl]
[rtl]Date: 2019/10/18 0:28 • 126 times read[/rtl]
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called for the creation of conditions in Syria that would guarantee the sovereignty of the Syrian state on the one hand, and the security of Turkey on the other.
"One set of these steps is based on the principled vision that this should lead to the full restoration of Syria's sovereignty and territorial integrity in which the Kurds and other religious and ethnic groups living in the Syrian Arab Republic can live."
In an interview with the agency "Interfax" Russian news agency, Lavrov said on Thursday: "We will call for the Kurdish issue to be resolved within the framework of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Syria through dialogue between Kurdish leaders and legitimate authorities in Damascus." "This will be resolved in a way that makes Turkey feel secure on its borders. I think it is a very complicated process, given the contradictions that have accumulated in this part of the Middle East, but it is quite realistic and we will strive to make it a success."
Asked whether Russia was ready to contribute to ensuring the withdrawal of Kurdish forces from the border between Syria and Turkey, as previously stated by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Caveh Çoوlu, Lavrov said: Its territory and the security interests of Turkey. " is over