Russia highly Concerned over Turkey’s Military Intervention in Northern Syria*

Russia highly Concerned over Turkey’s Military Intervention in Northern Syria*

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday voiced to his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu by phone his concern over Ankara’s actions in northern Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported.

“The Russian side expressed concern over the actions of Turkey’s Armed Forces and Ankara-controlled opposition detachments in the northern part of the country, over their consequences for the process of the Syrian conflict settlement,” the ministry said.

The ministry says the sides “discussed topical issues of Russian-Turkish relations, including progress in the implementation of agreements achieved between the Russian and Turkish presidents in St. Petersburg on August 9 within the framework of the common understanding bilateral cooperation should be restored step by step.”


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