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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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