>> The Russian and Turkish presidents meeting Monday on the shores of the Black Sea in Sochi.>>
> The area is to be controlled by soldiers from Russia and Turkey.>>
>> Putin said that quote, radically minded rebels, including the Nusra Front, would have to pull out of the area. Russia and Turkey support rival sides in the looming battle for the rebel held region.
Russia's military has fought alongside the Syrian government for years, while Turkey backs Syrian rebels opposed to President Bashar al-Assad. The demilitarized zone is expected to come into force by October 15th.