Tag: Syrian conflict

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UK Foreign Minister Dominic Raab offers “solidarity” to Turkey over Syria and its fight against terror

Dominic Raab, the UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, held talks with his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in Ankara on Tuesday. The meeting covered a range of issues, including growing trade between the two countries, and current regional and international developments, with Syria topping the agenda. Following the meeting, the two ministers […]

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At least 22 Turkish soldiers killed in Idlib airstrike by Syrian regime forces

More than 20 Turkish soldiers have been killed in an air strike by Syrian government forces on Thursday night. The news was confirmed by Rahmi Doğan, the Governor of Hatay, whose province borders Syria’s Idlib region. Governor Doğan added that there were also a number of injured troops, several seriously, who had been brought across […]

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UK Minister for Middle East visits Turkey to discuss the worsening Idlib crisis

Dr Andrew Murrison, Britain’s Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa, visited Ankara and Gaziantep, Turkey, on February 5th and 6th 2020, to discuss a raft of regional issues, with the worsening humanitarian crisis in Idlib, Syria, topping the agenda. In Ankara, the Minister met with Turkey’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Onal, […]

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Calls for restraint as tensions simmer in Germany over Turkey’s Syria operation

Officials in Germany have called for restraint between the country’s Turkish and Kurdish communities after five people were reportedly injured during a protest against Turkey’s military operation in north-eastern Syria. Violence broke out on Monday, 14 October, when a group of around 350 demonstrators marching through the western city of Herne were “provoked” by a […]