Sibylline Insight Series

Sibylline Podcast – Syria – Improved regional trade likely as Idlib ceasefire holds following Istanbul summit

November 2, 2018

Following on from the 27 October summit in Istanbul that featured Turkish, Russian, French and German leadership this podcast asks what is next for the Syrian conflict.We assess the meeting itself and viability of the Idlib ceasefire, looking at the roles of Turkey, Iran and Russia in the future of the conflict and what this means for potential short and long term economic and security developments both in Syria and the wider region.

Key Points Include:

  • What the Idlib ceasefire means for the principle participants
  • The role of Russia, Iran and Turkey in the future of the Syrian conflict
  • Scope for an enduring diplomatic solution and possible reconstruction
  • The economic opportunities and impact on regional supply chains of the current ceasefire

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