Turkey setting up observation positions in Syria’s Idlib

File Anadolu Agency -- Turkish troops enter Syria's northwest Idlib.

Turkish army on Thursday started setting up observation positions in northern Syria’s Idlib within the framework of Astana Process, Turkish General Staff announced on Friday.

The Turkish military activity in Idlib aims at establishing a “de-escalation zone” in the region, the statement said.

According to the statement Turkey is carrying out its duties in line with rules of engagement agreed with Russia and Iran.