No Russian OK for Turkish military operation in Syria

A high-level Turkish delegation in Moscow Saturday failed to obtain Russian agreement to Turkish military steps in Syria. Ankara found its invasion plans blocked when Syrian and Russian forces reach the gates of Manbij on Friday in response to a Kurdish appeal. The Turkish-Russian talks in Moscow ended with a statement by Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu that agreement had been reached on coordination between Moscow, Ankara, Tehran to continue for safeguarding Syrian territorial integrity. However, Russian FM Sergei Lavrov was only ready to say: “Following the agreements, which were reached by our presidents, we discussed further steps to implement those tasks, which were outlined in the Astana format, primarily in the context of fighting terrorism, resolving humanitarian issues and creating conditions for refugees’ return,”

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6 thoughts on “No Russian OK for Turkish military operation in Syria

  • Dec 29, 2018 @ 19:50 at 19:50
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    Turkey turned against the U.S. (de facto out of NATO) to join the Russia-Syria-Iran-Hizballa axis of evil. Now they are finding that the Shia and their hired guns from Russia can never really accept them. So, now Turkey is literally a “3rd world country”. The original meaning of this terms was: not aligned with U.S. nor with the Soviets, thus “3rd”, such as India. Later the term was turned into a different meaning: “undeveloped”, or “backward”, because the countries that were not aligned with West or East were mostly undeveloped.

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    • Dec 29, 2018 @ 22:46 at 22:46
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      You are crazy. Oh to be in an alliance with China India Brazil South Africa……..Sultan Erdo should feel fortunate that he doesn’t have to send his army further into harms way where he could well get his handy badly bitten.

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  • Dec 29, 2018 @ 21:55 at 21:55
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    Any one sees any issue with this unusual understanding: Turkey’s policy in Syria is opposed by Russia, US, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Israel ! Has Turkey lost its compass??

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    • Dec 30, 2018 @ 1:50 at 1:50
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      little bo peep has lost her [ottoman empire] sheep, and doesn’t know where to find them. Leave them alone, they’ll find their own home, with sovereignty to guide them.

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  • Dec 30, 2018 @ 4:13 at 4:13
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    At least I do not believe that all other human beings outside of my ethnic group are merely animal spirits in human shapes who were put on earth to server as your slaves like your kind does.
    I don’t follow the religion of hate. Also I’m capable of using the reply button correctly. IQ 92 for Israelis seems to be correct.

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  • Dec 30, 2018 @ 5:21 at 5:21
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    We and the world learned when you dont destroy evil, evil will destroy you and the rest of the world. Hitler and the rest of the Natzi bastards did not have to be evil and torture millions of people to death and enjoy it and laugh but that is their evil nature! They could have accepted the Seven Noahide Laws or change their spiritual nature by accepting a higher and more moral spiritual code. Unfortunately many of these animals but not all showed they are unworthy of continued existence. There were some Nazis who truly changed and repented with all their hearts and chose the right path and their are others who continue to cheer that Jews will burn in ovens and try to destroy Israel. The G-d of Israel is The True Judge and you may still have chance to repent but if not you will be the one to fallll!

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