Ankara has the capacity to create a “safe zone” in Syria on its own but will not exclude the US, Russia or others if they want to cooperate, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said.

After President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw all 2,000 US troops from Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he and Trump had discussed Turkey setting up a 20-mile-deep safe zone in Syria along the border.

Cavusoglu told broadcaster A Haber on Thursday that nothing was yet certain about the planned safe zone.

Ankara and Washington’s views are in line, aside from a couple of points, he added, according to Reuters.

Speaking after Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Moscow on Wednesday, Cavusoglu said Ankara and Moscow were “on the same page” regarding a Syrian political solution aside from the issue of whether President Bashar Al-Assad should stay in office.

 

 

Source: RT

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Daeshbags-Sux
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Safe? C’mon! They should say unsafe zone!

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Karel Vd Geest

They mean safe as in Afrin where daily some 5 to 15 occupying non kurdish jihadis are being killed and many kurdish civilians are persecuted.

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Nestor Arapa

Afrin era zona de paz antes que invadiera Erdogan con sus mercenarios.

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Stern Daler

Turkey’s Sultan wants to create the safety of a graveyard for Kurds. Like the Turk rulers of the past did for Armenians, Assyrians, Greek and Europeans.

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Nestor Arapa

Hermandad Musulmana madre de grupos terroristas, es donde pertenece Erdogan.

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verdad

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80 Armenians were slaughtered and others mostly christians kidnapped in Kessab, Syria March 21st,2014, 99yrs after the Armenian Genocide by the Turk proxies. Leaked audiotapes, now removed
from the internet, proved Turkey ministers plotting attacks and blaming ISIS and Al Qaeda. Transcriptions of the conversion were disturbing to read.

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Stern Daler

@Sweet Robert, plausible. Turkey also helps the creeps that persecute non Sunni.

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Long Live Syria

Turks are becoming desperate!! They have finally realized that Russia & Syria will eventually attack Idlib and all the HTS & FSA head choppers will run like h ell into Turki & vanish. It sure is a ticking time bomb for Turki.

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Turks are becoming desperate!! Idlib is a ticking time bomb under their a rse.

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Turks are becoming desperate!! Idlib is a tic king time bo mb under their a rse.

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Nestor Arapa

Erdogan busca impunidad para sus secuaces, mercenarios a sueldo, esa es la zona segura que quiere, Putín ciego.

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Stern Daler

@Nestor, verdad – but this has tradition. In the past the Sultan’s ghazi lived along the borders. Until they were called for the next war. And their peace time robberies made the neighbor countries’ borders un-save areas.

p.s. A Russian should know this part pf East European history.
Erdogan remembers the the glories of the Ottoman empire and does not realize that other nations’ collective mind remembers the cruelties.