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Turkish, US top officials discuss Syria in Ankara


A top Turkish official and a key U.S. diplomat in the region on Friday discussed Syria in the capital Ankara, according to diplomatic sources. 

Sedat Onal, Turkey’s deputy foreign minister, and James Jeffrey, the U.S. envoy to the anti-Daesh/ISIS coalition, discussed developments in Idlib, Syria, as well as the situation in the area of Turkey's anti-terror Operation Peace Spring in northern Syria east of the Euphrates River, and the work of the Syrian Constitutional Committee.

A new cease-fire in Idlib, northwestern Syria is set to start just after midnight on Sunday, Jan. 12, Turkey announced on Friday.

Onal and Jeffrey also discussed the issue of foreign terrorist fighters, which Turkey has been repatriating to their countries of origin, and the delivery of humanitarian aid along the border.

The officials also exchanged views on the military and humanitarian situation in the area, as well as recent developments in Iraq and Libya. 

Source: Anadolu Agency.

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