Damascus condemns Turkey’s intrusion into Syrian territory

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The Syrian Foreign Ministry has assessed Turkey’s intrusion into Syrian territory as an act violating the country’s sovereignty, the news agency SANA reports.

“Damascus condemns the intrusion of Turkish tanks into Syrian territory under the cover of air support provided by the US-led international coalition,” the statement says. “Syria regards such actions as outright violation of its sovereignty.”

The Syrian Foreign Ministry said that resistance to terror “is not confined to driving out militants of the terrorist group calling itself Islamic State (outlawed in Russia) only to replace them with other extremist groups supported from Turkey.”

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