Iran, France stress political solution to Syrian crisis

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In a statement, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the open to establishing no-fly zones in Syria in coordination with Russian Federation as well as jointly setting up a truce monitoring and humanitarian aid delivery mechanism.

Russian Federation suspended a critical agreement to coordinate air operations with the Syria in April after the USA launched a missile strike on a Syrian air base.

Tillerson issued his statement before joining Trump in Europe, where the U.S. leader will meet Putin for the first time on Friday on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany.

All of those, likely talking points on Friday at an expected meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G20 in Germany.

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Tillerson said all actors in the Syrian military theater must follow guidelines to avoid accidents in the air and on the ground.

"We have not yet managed directly to establish the de-escalation zones", Aleksandr Lavrentyev said after two days of meetings in the Kazakh capital.

The US Secretary of State stressed further that Moscow has "an obligation" to prevent any potential use of chemical weapons by Syrian government forces. -Russian relations. Tillerson's statement also followed a report that he had told the United Nations chief that Assad's fate was in Russia's hands.

The US meanwhile is leading an global coalition that has been targeting jihadists from the Islamic State group, but has angered Russian Federation by striking pro-Assad forces.

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The three guarantors - Russia, Turkey, and Iran - are now concentrating their efforts creating three more de-escalation zones, the head of Moscow's delegation said.

On July 4, a representative of Syria's opposition in Astana said the armed opposition disagrees with a proposal for Iran's military to monitor the areas because Iranian forces are armed combatants who fight on the side of the Syrian government's troops.

The countries participating in the peace talks in Kazakhstan reached an agreement to declare Eastern Ghouta of Damascus and Northern Homs as two of the four de-escalation zones.

Russia and the United States support opposing sides in Syria - Russia backs Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and also carries out strikes against anti-Assad rebel groups, some of whom are armed and supported by the U.S. to fight ISIS.

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