Syria Urges UN, Security Council to Force Turkey to Immediately Withdraw from Syrian Territories

DAMASCUS- Syria has called in the UN and the Security Council to immediately force Turkey to pull its invading forces out of Syria, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said in two identical letters sent on Friday to the UN Chief and President of the Security Council,.

The ministry also urged stopping the repeated Turkish attacks on the sovereignty of the Syrian territories and maintaining security and stability in the region and the world.

 According to SANA, the letters said that Syria held the Turkish regime responsible for supporting terrorism, which killed tens of thousands of innocent people and destroyed Syria’s infrastructure upon direct instructions from President of the Turkish regime Recep  Tayyip Erdogan and his  security apparatus.

The Ministry’s letters said that the blind Turkish policies are represented by invading more Syrian territory and killing more Syrian citizens by the Turkish army in al-Boihij, al-Boghaz, al-Amiana and the 543 Height, noting that on March 9, the Turkish forces that exist illegally in the Syrian territory fired artillery shells and rockets on sites affiliated to the Syrian Arab Army and the supporting forces nearby Manbij city in the countryside of Aleppo.

The Ministry added that this Turkish shelling which targeted the points of border guards claimed the lives of a number of persons and wounded many others.

The Ministry concluded its letters by saying that any attempt to cover the Turkish blatant attacks on Syria’s sovereignty and territorial integrity will keep the flames erupted in the area in the interest of the terrorist groups and those who stand behind them such as the regimes of Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.