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Istanbul summit on Syria to avoid new humanitarian disaster: France

Macron sets 3 conditions before visiting Iran
French President Emmanuel Macron
The leaders of France, Germany, Turkey and Russia will meet on Oct. 27 in Istanbul to discuss the war in Syria and identify ways of avoiding a humanitarian catastrophe in the country's Idlib region, the French presidency said on Friday.

President Emmanuel Macron's office said Paris wanted to ensure a ceasefire in Idlib remained in place to prevent a new exodus of refugees and to provide new momentum for peace talks.