Russia, Iran and Turkey issued a joint statement in which, among other things, they called on Israel not to attack the enemy on the territory of Syria. This is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the document.
“We condemned the ongoing Israeli military attacks in Syria, which violate international law, international humanitarian law, the sovereignty of Syria and neighboring countries, threaten stability and security in the region, and called for them to stop,” the agency quotes the text of the statement that the countries signed in Nursultan following the results of the international meeting on Syria in the Astana format.
In the same statement, the parties agreed to continue the fight against terrorist groups, condemned the illegal seizure of Syrian oil fields and the transfer of proceeds from its sale to foreign actors. They also expressed their commitment to the territorial integrity of the country.
On July 2, the Russian Defense Ministry reported that Russia and Turkey helped the Syrian authorities exchange prisoners for terrorists within the framework of the”Astana format”. Several detainees detained by “opposition groups and the regime” were simultaneously released on July 2.