Al-Jaafari: Agreement reached to create de-escalation zone in Idleb province
Head of the Syrian Arab Republic delegation to the 6th round of Astana meeting, Bashar al-Jaafari said that Idleb has been included to the four de-escalation zones in Syria.
In a press conference after wrapping up Astana-6 meeting, al-Jaafari stated that the 6th round of talks was successful, adding that the participating parties agreed on several documents, the most important of which is the establishment of a de-escalation zone in Idleb province.
He noted that after consultations with the Syrian government by the Russian and Iranian sides, the guarantors agreed on special arrangements for creating the de-escalation zone in Idleb province.
Al-Jaafari stressed Syria’s support to any initiative that stops shedding the Syrian blood and alleviates the suffering of its people everywhere.
The Syrian diplomat highlighted the great achievements made by the Syrian army in lifting the 3-year ISIS siege of Deir Ezzor, in cooperation with its allies, backup forces and friendly states.
He noted that the siege-breaking of Deir Ezzor has great significance in regard to the humanitarian and military situation, therefore, food and medicine convoys are entering the city with the aim of reducing the suffering of its inhabitants due to the terrorist siege imposed on the city over the last three years.
Al-Jaafari stressed that the army’s victories over ISIS terrorist organization throughout different Syrian areas reaffirm the Syrian Arab Republic’s determination to liberate all the Syrian territory from terrorism
By: Suhad Alaawar