Russia blocking Security Council's ceasefire resolution in Idlib, US warning of conflict 

 Russia has blocked again issuing a statement calling for a ceasefire in Idlib, while Washington warned of the conflict brink in the region between Russia and Turkey. 

France's permanent representative to the United Nations, Francois Delattre, said Russia "has prevented the Security Council from issuing a statement calling for a ceasefire in Idlib, Syria."

"Russia has prevented the Security Council from issuing a statement calling for a ceasefire in Idlib," the media reported on Wednesday, quoting France's ambassador to the United Nations.

The Pentagon has announced that Washington will continue to press Syria until it stops its attacks on Idlib and  reach a political solution. 

Pentagon spokesman, Jonathan Hoffman, said at a press conference on Wednesday that his country "will continue to press Syria to stop its attacks on Idlib and reach a political solution."

He noted that Washington sees Russia and Turkey on the brink of a conflict in the region, expressing the hope that the two countries will find a solution to avoid such a confrontation, "we see the Russians and Turks on the brink of a conflict in the region and we hope they will find a solution to avoid confrontation."

 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened today again the regime, while the Kremlin responded by saying that Turkey's attack on the regime was a bad scenario.

Source: Agencies

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