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    Turkey’s Actions Against Syria Are Aggression Russian Foreign Ministry

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    Ankara's provocations on the Syrian border reach the level of aggression, according to the Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Moscow considers Turkey’s actions against Syria to be aggression, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Thursday.

    “Ankara is aggravating the situation on the Syrian-Turkish border and carries out provocations, though those actions aren’t just provocations, but aggression on all counts,” Zakharova said in an interview with Russia’s Argumenty i Fakty (Arguments and Facts) newspaper.

    Over the recent weeks, Turkish forces have repeatedly attacked positions of Kurdish People's Defense Units in northern Syria, claiming the Kurdish militia threatens Turkish security.

    Syrian Kurds have been fighting against Daesh terrorists for years and have already liberated vast Syrian territories from extremists.


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    • Jet fuel can't melt steel beams
      Blatant aggression with nato/us approval to divide once again Middle-East. But turkey is playing on many fronts (Syria/The Kurds/the opposition/ its business with the terrorists and its attempts to blackmail europe with more migrants).....soon it would be hard for mini erdo to handle that pressure.
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      Why use such wrong term? The right term is "criminal"
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