Germany's government has suspended discussions about upgrading the German tanks Turkey is using in its offensive in Northern Syria. Do opposition parties support that decision? Stefan Liebich (Die Linke) speaks to DW.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed to forge a demilitarized zone between rebels and Syrian government forces in Syria's Idlib region.
German Foreign Minister Maas and his Turkish counterpart have held talks on preventing a humanitarian catastrophe in the Syrian city of Idlib. The diplomats also pledged to mend strained ties between their countries.
Syrian and Russian warplanes have targeted Idlib province in Syria. The airstrikes on the last major rebel bastion are the "most violent" in a month, and could presage Damascus' and Moscow's wider intentions.
As Turkey seeks to mend ties with its allies in Europe, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is making his first visit to the country. Ankara will likely use his visit as a chance to score points with Berlin.
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