President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday blasted as “laughable” Russia’s accusation that Turkey was actively preparing to invade Syria.

“I find this Russian statement laughable… rather it is Russia that is currently engaged in an invasion of Syria,” Erdogan said, quoted by the state-run Anatolia news agency.

Russia on Thursday had claimed Turkey was planning to invade Syria, saying it had spotted troops and military equipment on the border with the war-torn country.

“We have serious grounds to suspect Turkey is in intensive preparations for an armed invasion of the territory of a sovereign state — the Syrian Arab Republic,” Russia’s defense ministry said in a statement.

 

AFP

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Mohammad
Mohammad
2016-02-06 04:19

If leonardo da vinci was alive, then he would tell you he is not laughing in the photo you show. Although he almost would exchange Mona Lisa portrait for Erdogan portrait.

Alex Tiedemann
Alex Tiedemann
2016-02-06 04:09

And #Erdogan is making a fool of himself, again. Why deny #OpenSkies flights from #Russia. #Erdogan can’t be trusted.

Jihadi Colin
Jihadi Colin
2016-02-06 04:04

This coming from a war criminal which has repeatedly invaded Iraq?But yeah,won’t invade unless his master #Obama permits.

PUFFIN
PUFFIN
2016-02-06 06:10

The Silly man coud drag NATO to WAR with RUSSIA and that would not end well for anybody

LİDER BEŞAR ESAD
LİDER BEŞAR ESAD
2016-02-06 04:13

Puhaaaa haa:))

Omar McBrian
Omar McBrian
2016-02-06 04:22

If they show their ugly faces in Syria without invitation from the Syrian government, Russia must be prepared to nuke them!!!

Harry
Harry
2016-02-06 13:17
Reply to  Omar McBrian

You don’t have any idea of what you’re talking about do you?

Maureen Callahan
Maureen Callahan
2016-02-06 05:51

NUKE TURKEY

nelsoncarvalho
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nelsoncarvalho
2016-02-06 17:29

OK MR ERdogAN. TRY IT.

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Stern Daler
2016-02-06 19:19

Obviously the Sultan regards Syria part of his empire – else Russian forces are in Syria by invitation of the legal Syrian government.