Global  

Turkey reinforces troops in Syria, vows to hit 'radicals'

Video Credit: Reuters Studio - Duration: 01:02s - Published
Turkey reinforces troops in Syria, vows to hit 'radicals'

Turkey reinforces troops in Syria, vows to hit 'radicals'

Turkey will use force against rebel groups violating a ceasefire in Syria's northwest Idlib region, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar was quoted as saying on Thursday in an apparent response to Russian criticism.

Emer McCarthy reports.

Turkey's defense minister has been quoted saying that Turkey will use force against rebel groups violating a ceasefire in Syria's Idlib region, an apparent retort to criticism from Russia over failure to put a stop to the fighting.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that his military would strike Syrian government forces by air or ground anywhere in Syria if another Turkish soldier was hurt, after 13 troops were killed by Syrian forces in just over a week.

But on Thursday the defense minister, Hulusi Akar, said his country was sending additional reinforcements to its positions in Idlib to ensure a ceasefire in the region is maintained and to "control" the area, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency.

Russia has accused Turkey of disregarding the agreements it made with Moscow on Syria and of aggravating the fragile situation in Idlib, including a 2018 agreement to establish a "de-escalation zone."




You Might Like


💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Syria Syria Country in the Middle East

UK sends US evidence on Islamic State 'Beatles'

Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh are accused of killing Western hostages in Iraq and Syria.
BBC News

British Give U.S. Evidence Against ISIS ‘Beatles,’ Clearing Way for Trial

The men were half of a cell of Britons who held Westerners hostage in Syria, some of whom were beheaded for propaganda videos.
NYTimes.com
Thousands take to streets in Germany to demand EU action over Moria migrants [Video]

Thousands take to streets in Germany to demand EU action over Moria migrants

The aunt of Alan Kurdi, the 3-year-old Syrian boy who drowned in the Mediterranean in 2015, joined protesters in Berlin to urge politicians to act.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 01:33Published
Lebanese attempt to flee, claim asylum in Cyprus [Video]

Lebanese attempt to flee, claim asylum in Cyprus

For years the desperate migrants who boarded small boats on Lebanon's northern coast were mostly Syrians or Palestinians. But with Lebanon in freefall, it's citizens have started joining the ranks of those fleeing for Europe. Joe Davies reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:32Published

Syria war: US deploys extra troops to Syria after Russia clashes

A US official says the move sends a "signal to Russia" to avoid "provocative actions" in Syria.
BBC News

Turkey Turkey Country in Western Asia and Southeastern Europe

Turkey, Greece agree to talks on Mediterranean tensions

ANKARA — Turkey and Greece have agreed to talks over disputed waters in the eastern Mediterranean, both sides said on Tuesday, after diplomatic efforts led by..
WorldNews

India slams Turkish President Erdogan's Kashmir remarks at UNGA

T S Tirumurti, India’s permanent...
WorldNews

Turkish President Erdogan's remarks on J&K at UN 'completely unacceptable': India

"We have seen remarks by President of Turkey on Indian UT (Union Territory) of Jammu & Kashmir. They constitute gross interference in India's internal affairs..
IndiaTimes

Leaders spar at UN General Assembly amid global crisis

(CNN)World leaders gathered virtually Tuesday for this week's United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), with the UN's historic 75th anniversary overshadowed by..
WorldNews

'Learn to respect sovereignty of nations': India slams Turkey after Erdogan rakes Kashmir at UNGA

India has strongly reacted to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an raking Kashmir during his united nations general assembly speech.
DNA

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Recep Tayyip Erdoğan 12th President of Turkey

REPLAY: Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's speech at UN General Assembly [Video]

REPLAY: Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's speech at UN General Assembly

Credit: FRANCE 24 English    Duration: 25:27Published

Moscow Moscow Capital of Russia

'Poisoned' Navalny discharged from hospital [Video]

'Poisoned' Navalny discharged from hospital

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has been discharged from the hospital in Berlin where he has been treated after falling ill on a domestic flight in Siberia last month. The German government says he was poisoned with the nerve agent, Novichok. Emer McCarthy reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:23Published

Navalny says nerve agent was found 'in and on' his body

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny demanded Monday that Russia return the clothes he was wearing on the day he fell into a coma in Siberia,..
WorldNews
Can India conduct cross LAC strikes against China?: Lt Gen DS Hooda answers [Video]

Can India conduct cross LAC strikes against China?: Lt Gen DS Hooda answers

India and China have been engaged in a tussle at the LAC in Ladakh since May 2020. After the tussle turned violent in Galwan valley, leading to casualties on both sides, talks have been underway but no headway has been made. The Defence and Foreign Ministers of the two countries have also met in Moscow to discuss the border situation. The Chinese Army has made several aggressive moves, attempting to change the status quo unilaterally in the past few months. Each time Indian forces have responded in equal measure to push back the Chinese. Indian Special Forces also managed to capture key strategic heights on the Southern banks of Pangong Tso in late August, giving Indian forces a key advantage. So what are the options on the table for India to tackle China’s nefarious designs at the LAC? Lt General DS Hooda(Retd) tells Hindustan Times’ Aditi Prasad that India has the option of using special forces across the border. He added that if the situation arises, India has the ability to carry out cross-LAC operations. Watch the full video for all the details.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 06:06Published
How Rafale jets will impact India-China LAC tussle: Lt Gen DS Hooda explains [Video]

How Rafale jets will impact India-China LAC tussle: Lt Gen DS Hooda explains

India and China will hold Corps Commander level talks for the 6th time since June 2020. The talks are aimed at resolving the simmering situation at the LAC in Ladakh. The first five Corps Commander level talks have not been able to make much headway. However, coming in the backdrop of the high level meetings between Foreign and Defence Ministers of India & China in Moscow, there is some optimism about the latest talks. The Defence Minister had told Parliament that has tried on several occasions has tried to alter the status quo through aggressive means in at the LAC in Ladakh. He had also added that China has not honoured any of the agreements reached so far during talks at various levels. The latest round of talks also come as Indian Air Force conducted familiarization sorties of the recently acquired Rafale jets in Ladakh. So what impact will the Rafale jets have on the situation at the LAC? How will it boost India’s chances against the Chinese PLA? Watch Lt General (Retd) DS Hooda answer all these questions.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 05:49Published

Related news from verified sources

Turkey threatens force against 'radicals' in Syria's Idlib

(MENAFN - Jordan Times) ISTANBUL — Turkey on Thursday threatened to use force against "radicals" in...
MENAFN.com - Published Also reported by •France 24


Turkey to hit 'radicals', others who violate Idlib ceasefire: Anadolu

Turkey will use force against those violating a ceasefire in Syria's northwestern Idlib region...
Reuters - Published

Turkey wants NATO to stop Syrian army and Russia in Idlib

As many as 33 Turkish troops were killed as a result of the airstrike in Idlib province conducted by...
PRAVDA - Published


Tweets about this


Related videos from verified sources

Turkey blocks social media access for 16 hours after Syria airstrike | The Cube [Video]

Turkey blocks social media access for 16 hours after Syria airstrike | The Cube

Turkey blocked access to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram after an airstrike killed at least 33 of its troops in Idlib, according to internet monitoring groups.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:03Published
Idlib: UN holds emergency session after Turkish troops killed [Video]

Idlib: UN holds emergency session after Turkish troops killed

Erdogan, Putin 'voice concern' over Idlib as Turkey says 33 of its troops were killed in Syrian government attacks.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:16Published
Turkey pushes migrants into EU after Syria losses [Video]

Turkey pushes migrants into EU after Syria losses

Migrants and refugees were seen moving toward Turkey's Greek border on Friday, after Ankara said it would no longer stop the migrants from entering the European Union. Turkey is furious from the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:57Published