Turkey aims to establish a ceasefire in Syria before the new year, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, adding that Ankara would not hold talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Turkey said on Wednesday that it and Russia had prepared an agreement for a ceasefire in Syria. Details about the agreement remain hazy.
Cavusoglu told broadcaster AHaber in an interview that Turkey, along with Russia, aimed to be a guarantor of the ceasefire.
(Reporting by Tulay Karadeniz, Daren Butler and Humeyra Pamuk; Writing by David Dolan; Editing by Elaine Hardcastle)