Contents tagged with Idlib

  • Syria demands that Turkish troops leave Idlib

    The Syrian authorities demanded that Turkey immediately withdraw its military units from the north of the country, reports the Syrian state news agency SANA with a reference to an official source in the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    The Syrian Foreign Ministry states that "the current [Turkish] aggression has nothing to do with the Astana arrangements between the guarantor countries", SANA reports.

    According to Syrian authorities the deployment of Turkish troops in Idlib showed a close …

  • Turkish Foreign Minister: Russian and Syrian airstrikes on Idlib should not be ignored

    Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, commenting on the situation in Syria and Idlib, said that it is necessary to ensure the territorial integrity of the Syrian Arab Republic, and one should not turn a blind eye to the airstrikes carried out by Syrian and Russian aircraft, reported Anadolu news agency.

    According to him, Idlib is a key region in terms of preventing armed conflicts in Syria. The minister also mentioned that during the Inter-Syrian talks in Astana, the decision was made to …

  • Turkey confirms use of sarin gas in Syrian province of Idlib

    Autopsies carried out in Turkey on bodies of the residents of the Syrian province of Idlib who were killed in the recent bombing prove that chemical weapons were used against them, Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ stated.

    “An autopsy of the dead revealed that chemical weapons were used in Idlib,” he said.

    According to the Ministry of Health of Turkey, the nerve gas sarin was used during the attack.

    There are 31 victims of the attack in Turkish hospitals, and 3 people have died.

    On …