[size=30]Syrian Parliament: Turkey's invasion of Idlib a threat to the Syrian state[/size]
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The Syrian parliament on Sunday (October 15th) called on Turkish troops to withdraw from the country, days after Ankara announced the incursion of its forces into Idlib.
"The Syrian parliament demands the withdrawal of Turkish troops without any preconditions," Speaker Hamouda al-Sabbagh said in a speech to parliament. "Turkey's invasion of Idlib threatens the Syrian state."
"The army invaded the Syrian territory in the province of Idlib and encroaches on the unity of our territory and our sovereignty, and the Syrian parliament condemns this Turkish invasion which has nothing to do with the agreement reached in Astana," he said.
[rtl]He added that parliament also considered Ankara's activities in Idlib as a threat to the security of Syrian citizens and a violation of international law.[/rtl]
[rtl]The official Syrian news agency SANA quoted an official source at the Foreign Ministry as saying that "the Syrian Arab Republic condemns in the strongest terms the incursion of units of the Turkish army in the province of Idlib, which is a blatant aggression against the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria and flagrant violation of law and customs International ".[/rtl]
[rtl]The Turkish source added that "this Turkish aggression has nothing to do with the understandings reached between the guarantor countries in the Astana process, but a violation of these understandings and departure from them, and the Turkish regime to abide by what was agreed in Astana." C[/rtl]