Russia, Turkey seek to implement a deal on Idlib, freezing Libyan agreement

Both Russia and Turkey are seeking to implement a deal concluded between the two parties over the surrender of Idlib to the Syrian regime in exchange for persuading Russia to Haftar to halt its progress in Tripoli, but the latter refused to comply with that and did not sign a ceasefire agreement, while Iranian protests continue.

On Tuesday morning, the Arab press touched upon the situation in Idlib, as well as Libyan meetings in Moscow, and the Iranian protests.

Al-Arab: A Russian-Turkish deal accelerates Idlib's return to al-Assad

The Arab newspapers issued this morning dealt with the Syrian issue several issues, the most prominent of which was the situation in Idlib and the Russian-Turkish understandings. In this context, Al-Arab newspaper said: "The opening of humanitarian corridors on Monday is a safe exit for civilians from the areas of control of jihadi and opposition groups in Idlib, northwestern Syria, a strong indication that the ceasefire agreement reached between Moscow and Ankara last week is only a temporary truce in preparation for the decisive battle.

Observers suggest that the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Ankara from Damascus last week resulted in a new bargaining deal similar to the handover of the De-escalation zone that includes Idlib province and parts of the provinces of Latakia, Homs, and Aleppo to the Syrian army, in exchange for convincing Russia of the national army The Libyan, led by Marshal Khalifa Haftar, halted his progress in the capital, Tripoli, where it is only kilometers away from the headquarters of Accord Government.

It became clear to Turkey that its direct intervention in Libya by sending forces to it there to support the Islamic militia will not bear fruit, and it may have dangerous repercussions for it in light of the international rejection of its move, and that it is better to persuade Moscow, which supports the Libyan army, with the option of a cease-fire, and to reach A political solution there keeps these militias, which are taken from the Accord Government led by Fayez al-Sarraj, as a cover.

Al-Bayan: Freezing Turkish intervention ... the end of the Libyan talks in Moscow without an agreement

On the Libyan issue, Al-Bayan newspaper said: "Indirect negotiations between the Libyan parties in Moscow ended in the Russian capital without signing the ceasefire that came into effect last Sunday, and while the document provided, according to Russian sources, a freeze on sending Turkish forces to Tripoli, Russia was granted The right to supervise the ceasefire and send teams to help the Libyans install it.

Hamid al-Safi, media adviser to the Speaker of the Libyan Parliament, Aqeela Saleh, said: "The negotiations ended without reaching an agreement."

The talks to settle the Libyan crisis in Moscow were launched yesterday, with the participation of the leader of the National Army, Khalifa Haftar, and the head of the reconciliation government, Fayez al-Sarraj, in Moscow.

The multilateral consultations began, at the headquarters of the Russian Foreign Ministry, with a meeting between the Russian Foreign and Defense Ministers, Sergey Lavrov and Sergey Shoygo, with their Turkish counterparts, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and Khulusi Akar.

The talks continued after a series of separate meetings between delegations, for more than 6 hours, behind closed doors.

Russian sources revealed that the ceasefire agreement between the leader of the Libyan army and the head of the Libyan Accord Government includes stopping the dispatch of Turkish forces to Libya, as well as a cease-fire to be supervised by the United Nations, a mutual withdrawal of forces, as well as entrusting the assignment of the anti-terrorist mission to the national army Libyan.

Al-Sharq al-Awsat: Student movements dominate the three days of Iran's protests

In its Iran, Al-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper said, "In the three days of Iranian protests yesterday, the student movement dominated the scene, angry at the disaster of the Ukrainian plane shot down and the authorities dealt with it.

 Tehran was quick to deny the occurrence of injuries from its forces, while records circulated showing the fall of the wounded amid tear gas to thousands of demonstrators who tried to gather in the large Azadi square in central Tehran.

The students met in four of the largest universities in Tehran (Beheshti, Alamah, Sharif and Amir Kabir) for the third day in a row, chanting slogans denouncing senior officials, after a tumultuous night in areas surrounding the Azadi Square, while the Tasnim Agency of the Revolutionary Guard approved in a rare move, by tearing up banners bearing the image of the commander of the "Quds Force" Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in an American strike near Baghdad airport.

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