Russia says agreed with Turkey to push for ceasefire in Syria

The foreign ministers of Russia and Turkey agreed in a telephone conversation on Tuesday to push for a ceasefire in Syria and to prepare for possible peace talks planned in the Kazakh capital of Astana, Russia`s Foreign Ministry said in a statement. 

Reuters| Updated: Dec 27, 2016, 16:03 PM IST
Russia says agreed with Turkey to push for ceasefire in Syria

Moscow: The foreign ministers of Russia and Turkey agreed in a telephone conversation on Tuesday to push for a ceasefire in Syria and to prepare for possible peace talks planned in the Kazakh capital of Astana, Russia`s Foreign Ministry said in a statement. 

During the conversation "the importance was stressed of a rapid completion of agreements on practical parameters to end military actions (in Syria), the separation of the moderate opposition from terrorist groups, and preparations for the meeting in Astana," the statement said.