MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, say they have reached agreements that could end fighting in northwestern Syria.

They say a cease-fire will come into force in Idlib at midnight.

Putin also voiced hope that the deal would end civilian suffering and help contain a humanitarian crisis.

They did not elaborate but said their foreign ministers would read a joint document later.

Putin said he and Erdogan reached agreement on a joint document during the talks in Moscow that lasted for more than six hours.

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