Russia and Turkey to set up Idlib buffer zone to protect civilians

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Plan lessens risk of humanitarian disaster affecting 3 million people in last major Syrian rebel enclave

The immediate risk of a humanitarian disaster in the last major Syrian rebel enclave of Idlib appears to have been averted by a joint Russian-Turkish plan to set up a demilitarised zone as a buffer between the Syrian army and the rebels.

The plan was agreed on Monday by Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, at a bilateral summit in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.

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