The Kremlin said on Wednesday that Turkey was not upholding agreements it made with Moscow to “neutralize” militants in the Syrian province of Idlib and that militant attacks on Syrian and Russian forces were continuing in the region, according to Reuters.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Moscow remained committed to the agreements it struck with Ankara but that Russia considered the attacks in Idlib to be unacceptable and in contravention of Moscow’s deal with Ankara.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spoke by phone on Wednesday, with the Kremlin saying they remained determined to implement existing ceasefire agreements, AFP reported.
The Turkish presidency confirmed the call but did not provide details.
On Wednesday Erdoğan accused Russia of committing massacres in the Idlib region.