Lavrov stresses need to eradicate terrorist hotbeds in Idleb

Moscow, SANA- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov  reiterated the necessity of eliminating the hotbeds of terrorism in Idleb , noting that this area should return to the Syrian state’s authority.

Lavrov’s statement was made during a press conference with his Kazakh counterpart in Moscow on Monday.

Lavrov said the presence of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization in Idleb does not correspond with the Russian –Turkish agreement on Idleb, pointing out that Russia is committed to the elimination of this terrorist hotbed.

Lavrov pointed out to Kazakhstan’ efforts for holding  Astana meetings on the crisis in Syria, adding that the next Astana meeting will be held in mid-February.

He indicated that a Russian-Turkish-Iranian summit on Syria will be held in February as well.

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