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DAMASCUS Chad Bettis Jersey , May 5 (Xinhua) -- The establishment of the agreed safe zones, or de-escalation zones, in Syria could be the most concrete step toward resolving the long-lasting conflict in the war-torn country, analysts said.
The idea of creating safe zones in Syria has for long been floated by Turkey, a main backer to the Syria rebels, and it has also been brought up by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Throughout the recent months Carlos Gonzalez Jersey , and the Turkish and U.S. remarks on the safe zones creation, the Syrian government couldn't hide its rejection to the idea.
But Russia, a main ally to Damascus, wasn't completely against the idea, particularly as some officials in Moscow previously spoke of the possible federalization of Syria as a way to resolve the crisis.
Sergey Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister Colorado Rockies T-Shirts , commented on the remarks of Trump about imposing safe zones in Syria, saying if the idea was for helping the Syrian refugees, it could happen, but after the consent of Damascus.
All in all, Damascus wasn't okay with both the idea of federalization and safe zones, until recently.
During the forth round of talks between the Syrian government and rebels in Astana Colorado Rockies Hoodie , Russia made a proposal for creating what it called as "de-escalation zones" in Syria.
Observers believe that the de-escalation zones are actually safe zones, but the change in the wording came possibly to allay the fears, or worries, of Damascus.
But for the administration of President Bashar al-Assad, Russia's involvement in any deal is trusted.
And for the over six-year-old conflict to end, such zones were deemed important to put down the confrontation between the Syrian army and the foreign-backed rebels Customized Colorado Rockies Jersey , who are not considered as terrorist groups by the international community.
The al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front and the Islamic State (IS) group are both excluded and the battles against them will continue even with the creation of the de-escalation zones.
On Thursday evening during the Astana talks, Russia, Iran and Turkey signed a memorandum on the creation of four or more safe zones in Syria.
"The ceasefire guarantor states announce that the memorandum on the establishment of de-escalation zones in Syria provide the creation of security zones to stop violence, improve humanitarian situation and create conditions for the advancement of the process and political settlement of the Syrian conflict," Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov said.
The four safe zones would be in the northwestern province of Idlib, areas in the countryside of Homs province in central Syria Cheap Colorado Rockies Jersey , in eastern Ghouta countryside of the capital Damascus, and in the south, namely in the provinces of Daraa and Qunaitera, where fighting between the Syrian government forces and the rebels would stop, and flights halted
The aim is to "put an immediate end to the violence," "provide the conditions for the safe Trevor Story Rockies Jersey , voluntary return of refugees," and allow immediate delivery of humanitarian aid, the memorandum said.