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Turkey threatens major escalation in Idlib if Syria continues deadly attacks

WorldNews Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Turkey threatens major escalation in Idlib if Syria continues deadly attacksTurkey will strike Syrian regime forces “everywhere” if its soldiers come under renewed attack, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Wednesday He also accused Damascus ally Russia of committing “massacres” in Idlib, comments he made a day after Ankara said rebel groups it backs in Syria’s north-west killed 51 regime soldiers and shot down a military helicopter. “I hereby declare that we will strike regime forces everywhere from now on – regardless of the Sochi deal – if any tiny bit of harm comes to our soldiers at observation posts or elsewhere,” Mr Erdogan told a meeting of his ruling party in...
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