Turkey’s ‘Crossing of Russia’s Red Line in Syria Might Inflame Hot War’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the United Nations General Assembly in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S. September 20, 2016
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the United Nations General Assembly in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S. September 20, 2016

Speaking at the UN General Assembly, Turkish President Erdogan has defended his decision to send ground troops into Syria claiming that his incursion had helped establish “peace, balance and stability in a region taken over by hopelessness”; however political analyst Mehmet Yuva has warned Ankara against crossing “Russia’s red line” in the country.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has used the UN General Assembly platform to defend his invasion into Syria claiming it has helped restore “peace, balance and stability in a region taken over by hopelessness”.

Turkish officials have vowed to continue military operations in the border region with Syria “until all threats to its national security are removed.” Sputnik Turkiye discussed the issue with Mehmet Yuva, Syrian political analyst of Turkish origin and international security expert at Damascus University.

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SOURCES: News Now/ SPUTNIK Online

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.