World Bulletin / News Desk
He blamed forces supporting the Syrian regime -- particularly the Lebanese Hezbollah -- of violating the truce, which came into effect on Dec.30. Negotiations to reach a political resolution to the six-year war are due to be begin in the Kazakhstan capital Astana on Jan. 23.
“If we cannot stop the increasing violations, the Astana process could fail,” Cavusoglu said at the Anadolu Agency’s Editors’ Desk.
Separately, the minister said the gunman who killed 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub on New Year’s Eve had been identified and was being hunted.