Iran urges Turkey to withdraw troops from Syria
YEREVAN, OCTOBER 10, ARMENPRESS. Iran urged Turkey to withdraw the troops from Syria and stop the attacks in the country’s north east, the Iranian foreign ministry said in a statement.
“The Iranian foreign ministry, expressing concern over the Turkish military operations in Syria’s territory and paying attention to the seriousness of the humanitarian situation and the constant threats for the civilians living in the regions where clashes take place, highlights the need to stop the attacks immediately and withdraw the Turkish troops from the Syrian territory”, the statement sad.
Tehran also stated that Turkish actions will lead to a great material and humanitarian damage.
On October 9 Turkish forces launched military operations in Syria’s north-east.
The Armenian foreign ministry released a statement noting that Armenia condemns the military invasion by Turkey in north-east Syria, which would lead to deterioration of regional security, losses among civilians, mass displacement and eventually to a new humanitarian crisis.
The United Arab Emirates also condemned the Turkish aggression in Syria.
Edited and translated by Aneta Harutyunyan