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Ankara: Turkey needs Russia's support for a settlement in Syria

Turkey needs Russia's support and in some cases Iran to reach a settlement in Syria, said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu at the Munich Security Conference.

"The cease-fire (in Syria) should be strengthened by joint efforts. We need the support of Russia and, in some cases - Iran's support ", - he said, adding that the parties have a lot of Dost, RIA" Novosti ".

He also said that the document, which was agreed after the meeting on Syria in Astana was important to restore confidence between the sides.

"Now must be renewed and negotiations in Geneva, as the main issue on the political process and political transition," - Cavusoglu said.

He said that the negotiations are not an alternative to Geneva in Astana, but it was important to "initially bring about a ceasefire." The meeting in Astana, he called an important step in the right direction.

On Friday, a source in the Kremlin said that Russia trilateral mechanism in Turkey and Syria, Iran put "on a good foundation." Earlier, the Foreign Ministry said that Astana was an important step for the settlement of the Syrian conflict.

A source: LOOK

Tags: Turkey, Politics, Middle East, war in the Middle East, Russia, Iran, Syria