Turkish Professor: Sochi agreement closes way for US intervention in Idlib

Ankara, Sept 22, IRNA- An agreement between the Russian and Turkish presidents in Sochi closed the way for the US intervention in Syria's Idlib, Hassan ONal, an analyst for the Middle East and professor of international relations at the University of Atilim of Ankara, said.

In an interview with Sputnik news agency, ONal explained the results of the agreement on the issue of Idlib between Erdogan and Putin, adding that the talks between the Turkish and Russian presidents in Sochi and the agreement on solving the Syrian Idlib problem without war and bloodshed was a measure to complete the process of negotiating in Astana and a step towards the end of the internal crisis in Syria.

He added that the United States and its European allies were planning to enter and attack this area of Syria on the pretext of confronting the war and the Syrian army's possible attack on Idlib, but their efforts were useless and had no result.

According to the university professor, the Sochi agreement can be regarded as a success for the three countries of Iran, Turkey and Russia against Western interference in Syria.

'With a more careful look, we must admit that Turkey benefits most from continuing its presence in Idlib, because it will no longer see the influx of Syrian immigrants,' he said.

Turkey's presidential spokesman said yesterday that onb October 15 all terrorists, along with their heavy weapons must leave Idlib.

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