Syria demands immediate withdrawal of Turkish occupation forces from all Syrian territories

MOSCOW, (ST)- The Syrian side in the Syrian-Russian-Turkish trilateral meeting in Moscow on Monday, called on the Turkish side to be fully committed to the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of the Syrian Arab Republic and to withdraw immediately from all the Syrian territories.

The Syrian side, represented by Maj. Gen. Ali Mamlouk, Head of the National Security Bureau, urged the Turkish side, represented by Hakan Fidan, Head of the Turkish National Intelligence Organization, to fulfill its obligations under the Sochi Agreement on Idlib reached on September17th, 2018, especially with regard to clearing the region of terrorists and heavy weapons and opening the Aleppo-Lattakia and Aleppo-Hama roads.

 Mamlouk reiterated that the Syrian state is determined to continue the war on terrorism to liberate Idleb and restore it to the state's sovereignty and to achieve stability and security to the Syrian citizens who are being used by the terrorist organizations as human shields in that area.

The meeting was attended by a number of Russian officials.

Hamda Mustafa