Putin announced the signing of the peace agreement in Syria

As Putin said, the documents between the government and the opposition in Syria was signed a few hours ago. We are talking about a cease-fire, the complex of measures for monitoring the ceasefire and a Declaration of readiness for the start of peace talks on settlement of the situation in the country, reports “Interfax”.

“The event occurred which we have not just waited a long time, but the approach which worked,” he described the signing of the documents, the head of state.

Putin noted that the signing of the agreements was the result of the work of Russia with Turkey and Iran. “We know that recently held a trilateral meeting in Moscow of the foreign Ministers of Russia, Turkey and Iran, where all three countries have committed themselves not only to control, but also on the guarantees of the peaceful settlement process of the Syrian Republic,” the President said.

He acknowledged that the agreements are fragile, require special attention and support for the purpose of preservation and development. “But nevertheless, this is a significant result of our joint work and efforts of the Ministry of defense, Ministry of foreign Affairs and our partners in the regions”, – said the President.