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More casualties and huge destruction on the second day of the Turkish regime army's attack on the northeast of Syria

HASAKA, RAQQA,(ST)_For the second day running, the Turkish regime army continues its attack on several towns in Hasaka and Raqqa, killing and injuring many civilians and causing damages to infrastructures, vital facilities and homes.

According to the Syrian News Agency (SANA), the Turkish army's jets and artillery struck this morning towns and villages of Raes Al-Ayin and Qamishli in Hasaka countryside and in Ein Issa area in the northern countryside of Raqqa.

Syrian Intellectuals and academics: The Syrian people will face the Turkish aggression

GOVERNORATES, (ST) -A number of writers, intellectuals and academics stressed that the Turkish regime's aggression on Syrian territory is a violation of international law and it reveals the size of Turkish ambitions, stressing that the Syrian people will stand in the face of this aggression.


The Rector of the Baath University, Dr. Abdul Basit Al-Khatib, pointed to the black history of the Turkish ambitions in Syria, stressing that the Turkish aggression on the Syrian territory is a flagrant violation of all international conventions.

Turkish regime army kills and wounds dozens of civilians in its attack on the northeast of Syria

The Turkish regime army has launched intensive strikes on Raes al-Ayin city in the northwestern countryside of Hasaka province and on several towns in the province’ countryside as well as on Tal Abyad area in the northern countryside of Raqqa.

The attack targeted silos and infrastructures in the city of Raes al-Ayin and the sites of the ‘Syrian Democratic Forces’ militia in the north of Raqqa and in the countryside of Hasaka.

Syria Is Now Focusing on the Reconstruction Process and the Return of Displaced Syrians: Ala

GENEVA, (ST)- Syria's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva Husam Eddin Ala has warned against the Turkish regime's political maneuvers which exploit the refugee crisis to achieve political and economic gains and justify establishing a so-called "safe zone" inside the Syrian territories.

In a statement during the 70th session of the executive committee of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Ala stressed that the Syrian state is currently focusing on reconstructing what terrorism had destroyed and on facilitating the return of the displaced Syrians to their areas and meeting their basic needs. He pointed out that the Syrian government has made progress in this domain despite the economic blockade imposed on the country.

He called for supporting the Syrian state's efforts to rehabilitate the infrastructure and the service facilities damaged by terrorism and called for lifting the economic sanctions in order to facilitate the return of the refugees.

International Reactions to Turkish Aggression on the Syrian Territories

CAPITALS, (ST)- The Turkish regime on Wednesday launched a military operation in the north of Syria alleging that it is "protecting its border security against the Kurdish militias".

This aggressive move has provoked strong international condemnation mainly from the European countries.

The European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker urged Turkey to stop its military operation in Syria, according to Reuters.

The agency reported that Juncker called on Turkey and other influential parties to "show restraint",  quoting him as saying "if the plan involves the creation of a so-called safe zone, don’t expect the EU to pay for any of it”.

Syria Condemns Turkish Aggressive and Expansionist Policies in Syria

DAMASCUS, (ST)-The Syrian Arab Republic condemns in the strongest terms the Turkish regime's aggressive intentions, reckless remarks and military buildup at the Syrian borders, stressing that this behavior flagrantly violates the international law and the Security Council resolutions which all call for respecting Syria's sovereignty and territorial integrity, an official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said on Wednesday.

Erdogan's regime's aggressive behavior proves the Turkish expansionist aspirations in the Syrian territories and it can't be justified under any pretext, added the source, affirming Syria's determination to confront the Turkish aggression by all possible legitimate means.

The source pointed out that the Turkish regime's claims about borders' security are belied by this regime's disregarding of Adana Agreement which guarantees the security of the borders between the two countries if Erdogan's government abides by its items.

Turkish regime army starts attack on Raes Ein area in Hasaka

The Turkish regime army has started an attack on Raes al-Ein city in the northwestern countryside of Hama.

According to the Syrian news agency (SANA), the Turkish artillery and jets launched intensive strikes on the sites of the 'Syrian Democratic Forces' militia in Msharfeh, Kherbet al-Banat, Asadeyeh and Beir Noh towns in Raes Al-Ein countryside.