Lavrov: situation in Syria’s Idlib cannot be tolerated indefinitely
Orient Net 2018-09-03 08:32:00
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday (Sep. 3) the situation in the opposition-held Syrian province of Idlib could not be tolerated indefinitely, Reuters reported.
Speaking to university students in Moscow, Lavrov said the Assad regime, Russia’s ally, had every right to wipe out militants in northern Idlib, Interfax news agency reported.
In May, Idlib was designated a “de-escalation zone” as part of the ongoing Astana process.
Nevertheless, for the past two months, Idlib has remained the target of fierce air bombardments by Russia and Assad regime militias.