Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu announced that “Türkiye will soon start forming a committee and drawing up a roadmap to normalize its relations with Syria”.
Çavuşoğlu said, in statements to reporters, that Ankara had decided to draw up a “road map,” adding, “A committee will be formed in the near future, including representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other ministries, to begin work on drawing up a road map”.
The Russian Foreign Ministry announced, earlier, that the foreign ministers of Russia, Syria, Türkiye and Iran agreed to direct their deputies to prepare a roadmap to strengthen relations between Ankara and Damascus.
According to the Russian Foreign Ministry, “the ministers discussed objectively and frankly the issues of restoring Syrian-Turkish relations in various sectors”.
The Russian Foreign Ministry added, “The participants agreed to assign deputy foreign ministers to prepare a road map for advancing relations between Türkiye and Syria, in coordination with the work of the ministries of defense and intelligence of the four countries”.
The Russian Foreign Ministry continued: “The two sides agreed to continue high-level contacts and technical negotiations in a quartet format in the coming period”.