I discussed with Putin final and sustainable solution to Syrian crisis: Erdogan

QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – On Thursday, Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that he told his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, during their meeting yesterday, that the time had come to implement a “final and sustainable solution” to the conflict in Syria, especially in Idlib. 

In press statements he made on his plane while returning to Turkey today, Erdogan described his talks with Putin in the Russian city of Sochi yesterday as “frank and fruitful.”

“We agreed that the time has come to implement a final and sustainable solution in Syria, primarily in Idlib, and we defined a road map on which our defense and foreign ministers will rely on,” he added.

The Turkish president expressed Ankara’s firm commitment to all agreements concluded with Russia on Syria, stressing that “there is no path back.”

At the same time, Erdogan criticized Joe Biden’s administration for its support for the Syrian Democratic Forces in northeast Syria.

“The United States should leave this place to the Syrian people sooner or later,” he said.

Erdogan indicated that he will meet Biden on the sidelines of the upcoming G20 summit in Rome.

It is also likely that another meeting will be held between Erdogan and Biden on the sidelines of the 26th UN Conference on Climate Change, which will be held in the Scottish city of Glasgow in November.