We are working with Russia to stop fighting in Libya


Arab TRT TV, quoting Iranian Foreign Minister Mehmet Javad Zarif, told a news conference with his Turkish counterpart Mawloudoglu that there will be a summit in Tehran soon within the Astana track and the Sochi path to find a solution to the conflict in Syria.

In turn, Ihsanoglu said: “We worked with Russia to stop the ceasefire in Libya and we will work on that.” He added: “There is no difference of opinion on the main issues between Turkey and Russia regarding the cease-fire in Libya.”

He added, “We cannot, with Russia, only take the decision to stop the ceasefire in Libya … and the Libyan parties are not in agreement with that.”

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavuşoغلlu and his Iranian counterpart Mehmet Javad Zarif held talks on developments in Syria, focusing in particular on developments in Idlib, in light of the recent escalation, and the violation of the ceasefire in place since March 6, according to the Moscow agreement signed On the fifth of the same month between Turkey and Russia.

Turkish diplomatic sources had said that the talks would also touch on the political process in Syria. The Turkish Foreign Ministry announced, earlier, that Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited Turkey to discuss bilateral relations at all levels, and regional and international issues.

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