The European Commission called for Jordan to be involved in the negotiations to end the conflict in Syria.

Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn told the German (Die Welt) newspaper today that Jordan must be involved in the negotiations and take advantage of it as a mediator, Jordan may be a reliable broker, who has strong relations with all neighboring countries.

The European official added that it is important to continue negotiations on achieving peace in Syria under the umbrella of the United Nations.

The Turkish city of Istanbul will host a four-day summit with the leaders of Turkey, Russia, Germany and France to discuss the situation in Syria.

It is expected that the focus will be on establishing a demilitarized buffer zone in the northwestern Idlib province. (QNA)