Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will pay a working visit to Russia and hold a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Friday.
During the talks, the ministers are set to discuss the Syrian crisis settlement, in particular, the need to increase efforts on the political settlement of the conflict and joint actions on anti-terrorism fight in the country, according to Russian Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Maria Zakharova.
Special attention will reportedly be paid to the situation in Syria's Idlib province.
On Monday, Lavrov called the separation of opposition groups from the Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (previously known as Nusra Front terrorist group) in Idlib province "a key task."
At a joint press conference with Lavrov on the sidelines of the 10th Ambassadors Conference in Ankara on August 14, Çavuşoğlu stressed the importance of having a common strategy with Russia to identify and eliminate terrorists in Idlib.
The northwestern Idlib province remains the last major militant stronghold after being seized by Jabhat Fatah al-Sham in 2015 and is currently one of Syria's de-escalation zones.