Russia having talk over the deployment of troops to ‘monitor’ Syria
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 23-Jun-2017

Moscow, June 23: In the month of May, Russia, Turkey, and Iran signed a deal to create de-escalation zones. The Syrian War has entered 7th year. Idlib province, the Rastan and Talbiseh enclave, Eastern Ghouta, The rebel-controlled south along the border with Jordan are covered under the de-escalation zone. Now Russia is in talks with Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan about sending troops to Syria. Turkey and Russia could jointly deploy forces to Syria's Idlib area. This area is currently controlled by opposition groups.

"Negotiations are now going on, a process is being worked out so that Russian military police can contribute to providing security in Syria, and proposals to our colleagues in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan are being worked out as well," Vladimir Shamanov, the head of the Russian Duma's committee on defense said.

The negotiations between Turkish, Russian and Iranian officials are ongoing on technical work. The security of the zone, observation of the process, whose troops will be stationed- all these issues are still under discussion. Turkish Presidential Spokesperson İbrahim Kalın emphasized that the Astana and Geneva processes will work parallel establish permanent peace in Syria.

"We will probably be most prominent in the Idlib region with the Russians; mostly Russia and Iran around Damascus and a mechanism involving the Americans and Jordan in the south in the Deraa region is being worked on," Kalin said.

Thousands of citizens are living in a terrible situation. War-torn Syria needs a peaceful situation for the human beings living there. More than 400,000 people have been killed and more than 11 million have been displaced, 6.3 million internally and 5.1 million externally during this war.