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Syria vs Turkey, War and Diplomacy

A major conflict between Russia and Turkey was seemingly averted last week, when their respective presidents, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, met in Moscow and reached a relatively limited arrangement for an immediate ceasefire in Syria’s northwestern Idlib governorate. Nevertheless, to judge by past agreements – which were proclaimed but never fully implemented – the Syrian situation is as fragile as ever. Panel: – Jonathan Hessen, host. – Amir Oren, analyst. – Miss Paula Slier, Middle East Bureau Chief of Russia Today. – Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak: research fellow at the Moshe Dayan Center.