Russian defense minister: There will be no new offensive on Idlib

SOCHI, Russia, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Monday there will be no new military operation against Syria‘s Idlib by Syrian government forces and their allies, Russia‘s Interfax news agency reported.

He was speaking after the Russian and Turkish presidents agreed on the creation of a demilitarized zone in Idlib to separate rebel forces in the city from Syrian government forces.

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