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Russia will support a motion in favor of raising in the UN Security Council the question of Ankara’s provocative actions towards Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday, TASS reports.
“Moscow expresses the most serious concern over the Turkish authorities’ aggressive actions towards the neighboring state,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said. “Russia will support a motion for putting the issue on the UN Security Council’s agenda. The Security Council should express its clear opinion of Ankara’s provocative polices, posing a threat to peace and stability in the region of the Middle East and outside it.”
According to the ministry, Turkey continues assisting the penetration of new terrorist groups into Syria.
“According to incoming information, the Turkish side continues assisting the illegal penetration of fresh groups of jihadists and mercenaries with arms into the territory of Syria to replenish the units of the Jabhat al-Nusra and the Islamic State and other terrorist groupings battered in battles,” the ministry’s statement said.
“Wounded militants are being brought into Turkey across the border along with scattered bandit groups for rest and subsequent re-formation,” the statement said.