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Turkey's Erdogan to Russia's Putin: Ceasefire must be implemented in Syria's Idlib

Turkey's Erdogan to Russia's Putin: Ceasefire must be implemented in Syria's Idlib
FILE PHOTO: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia April 8, 2019. Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo -
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ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that the ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib must be implemented to prevent more civilian deaths and an influx of refugees to Turkey, a statement from Erdogan’s office said.

Erdogan told Putin over the phone on Thursday that Syria needed a political solution, the statement added.

(Reporting by Ece Toksabay; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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