Rebels wary of Syrian 'de-escalation zones'

Posted: May 5, 2017 at 3:28 a.m.
Updated: May 5, 2017 at 3:28 a.m.

Presidents Recep Tayyip Erdogan (left) of Turkey and Vladimir Putin (right) of Russia meet Wednes- day in Sochi, Russia, where they discussed the quagmire in Syria.

Russia, Iran and Turkey agreed to establish "de-escalation zones" in Syria, signing on to a Russian plan under which President Bashar Assad's air force would halt flights over designated areas across the war-torn country.

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