Day: October 10, 2019

Italy summons Turkish ambassador to protest over Syria operation

October 10, 2019

The Italian foreign ministry has summoned Turkey’s ambassador to protest over Ankara’s decision to send troops into northern Syria to attack a Kurdish militia, a ministry spokesman said on Thursday. Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said earlier t…

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India’s Embassy: Turkey’s actions can undermine stability in the region

October 10, 2019

In a press statement issued by India’s Foreign Ministry on the unilateral military offensive by Turkey, distributed by India’s Embassy in Beirut, it said: “We are deeply concerned at the unilateral military offensive by Turkey in north-east Syria. Turk…

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Bou Saab tackles developments with UN’s DiCarlo, Kubis, Del Col

October 10, 2019

National Defense Minister, Elias Bou Saab, on Thursday welcomed in his office at the Ministry the United Nations Political Affairs Under-Secretary-General, Rosemary DiCarlo, in presence of UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Jan Kubis, UNIFIL Head of M…

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US senators propose tough sanctions on Turkey unless it exits Syria

October 10, 2019

A bipartisan group of US senators said Wednesday they have agreed on far-reaching sanctions to be slapped on NATO ally Turkey if its forces do not withdraw from neighboring Syria.Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said he and Democrat Chris Van Hollen a…

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Arab League to Hold Emergency Talks on Turkey’s Syria Offensive

October 10, 2019

The Arab League is convening an emergency meeting on Saturday to discuss Turkey’s offensive against Kurdish forces in Syria, the body said Wednesday.Following a request by Egypt, the region’s foreign ministers will gather in Cairo on October 12 “to dis…

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“It is a sign of incompetence that those who cannot speak up against the true invaders in Syria oppose Turkey’s steps to defend its legitimate rights”

October 10, 2019

Addressing AK Party’s provincial heads, President Erdogan said: We invite those, who have made a habit of chastising Turkey while turning a blind eye to incidents in Syria, to embrace wisdom, conscience and integrity. It can be described, in the simple…

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First Lady Erdogan attends event marking October 10 World Sight Day

October 10, 2019

First Lady Emine Erdogan participated in an event held in Ankara on the occasion of October 10 World Sight Day. Drawing attention to the importance of World Sight Day in raising the life standards of people with disabilities, First Lady Erdogan describ…

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Trump to ‘Hit Turkey with Sanctions if It Doesn’t Play by Rules’ in Syria Offensive

October 10, 2019

The US President’s first tweets of the day were again on Turkey. US President Donald Trump has continued tweeting on Turkey’s military offensive into Syria.Turkey launched the operation yesterday (October 9), after Trump gave the green light in Sunday’…

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