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Grospic: Turkish Regime's Claims about Protecting the Syrian People's Interests Ridiculous

PRAGUE, (ST)- Head of the Czech Parliamentary Committee for Friendship with Syria Stanislav Grospic has described the Turkish aggression on the Syrian territories in the north of the country as a flagrant violation of the international law and the UN Charter.

In a statement to SANA correspondent in Prague, Grospic said that the Turkish regime's claims about protecting the Syrian people's interests are ridiculous, because through these claims, Turkey aims at covering its expansionist plans in a sovereign state, at protecting the terrorist organizations which continue to terrorize Syrian civilians and at stealing the Syrian resources and artifacts.

The Turkish invader strikes hospital in Hasaka, kills many civilians in the northeast of Syria

The clashes erupted this morning between the Turkish invaders and the ‘Syrian Democratic Forces’ militia with light and medium machine guns resulted in stopping the Turkish regime army’s advance into the city of Ras Al-Ayn in Hasaka and the SDF militia’s recapture of parts of the industrial area inside the city.

These clashes coincided with intensive strikes carried out by the Turkish regime army’s jets and artillery on several areas in Hasaka countryside amid reports about the existence of US soldiers on the outskirts of Tal Abyad area in Raqqa and in Ras Al-Ayn area in Hasaka.

Washington conveys 50 foreign ISIS prisoners from Syria to Iraq

As many as 50 US troops left the illegal Rhebeh airbase in Malekeyeh area in Hasaka towards Iraq, according to the Syrian Alikhbaria TV channel.

The TV channel added that US occupation forces conveyed weapons and equipment by military cargo plane from Syria to Iraq.

It affirmed that the US occupation forces conveyed 50 foreign ISIS prisoners from Shdadi jail in Hasaka countryside to Iraq.

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20 French, British and Swiss workers for illegal organizations evacuated from Syria

Four organizations, which were illegally working in the Syrian Jazeera, left through the illegal Simalka crossing to the north of Iraq.

According to the Syrian Alikhbaria TV channel, the number of the Organizations’ workers who left Syria is 20 and they hold French, British and Swiss nationalities.

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Bomb blast hits Qameshli city

HASAKA, (ST)_Several civilians were martyred and wounded in the blast of a car bomb in Qameshli city.

The blast occurred in Moneer Habib street near al-Omari restaurant in Qameshli.

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UNHCR: Turkish aggression on Syria caused the displacement of tens of thousands of civilians

UNITED NATIONS, (ST)- The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, said on Thursday that the Turkish aggression on the Syrian territories has caused the displacement of tens of thousands of civilians who were forced to leave their houses to safer places.

The agency said in a statement that tens of thousands of civilians have fled the areas targeted by the Turkish shelling seeking a safe place. Hundreds of thousands others remained in danger, the agency added, stressing its rejection of targeting civilians and civil infrastructure.

UN Security Council Fails to Condemn the Turkish Aggression on Syria

NEW YORK, (ST)- The United Nations Security Council convened on Thursday to discuss the Turkish aggression on the Syrian territories, but it failed to agree on a statement condemning the Turkish military operation.

The Security Council's meeting was requested by five European countries: Britain, France, Germany, Belgium and Poland.

Following the session, the five European members issued a statement calling on the Turkish regime to halt its aggression on the Syrian territories.