Russia takes tough stance on Turkish demand

Russia has taken a hard line from the request of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to stop the war against terrorists in Idlib, at a time when the Turkish groups attacked the regime forces in the countryside of Hama.

Arab newspapers this morning focused on the situation in Syria and the Russian position on Turkey's demand to stop the war against terrorists in the region called "Reducing Escalation."

Al-Sharq al-Awsat: factions launch offensive west of Hama ... and regime forces bomb a Turkish point

On the Syrian issue, Al-Sharq al-Awsat newspaper referred to the situation in the demilitarized zone. "The opposition factions launched an attack on the town of Al-Hawiz in the central Syrian town of Hama, which is controlled by government forces, on Friday morning. North West Hama.

A military commander of Haiet Tahrir al-Sham (Al-Nusra) said that the attack on the positions of the government forces in the town of Al-Hawiz began with the launching of hundreds of rocket-propelled grenades at the positions of government forces in the town. , And the burning of a number of them, which forced many elements of government forces to flee the town ».

A military commander of al-Nusra told the German news agency, "Syrian government forces on Friday attacked, the Turkish observation point in the town of Sher Mghar with several artillery shells, and caused direct injuries, and smoke was seen rising from inside the Turkish point." The military commander added: "We could not know the injuries inside the Turkish point, which was already bombed by government forces."

AL-Hiyat: Moscow considers Ankara responsible for ceasefire in Syrian Idlib

"The Kremlin blamed the Turkish side for the cease-fire in the province of Idlib," the daily Al-Hayat said, after Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed with Russian Security Council members the latest developments in the Syrian region of Idlib.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that the Russian Security Council was concerned about continued bombing and terrorist attacks. He stressed that Moscow and Ankara agreed on the need to achieve a ceasefire in Idlib, pointing at the same time that this is the responsibility of the Turkish side.


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