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Wide condemnations of the Turkish aggression against Syria’s territory

On October 9, Egypt condemned in the strongest terms the Turkish aggression on Syrian territory, calling for preserving Syria's sovereignty, unity of its people and territorial integrity.

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the Turkey offensive represents a blatant and unacceptable attack on the sovereignty of a brotherly Arab state.

The statement stressed the responsibility of the international community represented by the United Nations Security Council to address this extremely dangerous situation which threatens international peace and security

The statement warned of the repercussions of the Turkish attack on Syria’s unity and territorial integrity of Syria and the political process to put an end of the Syrian crisis.

Algeria confirms its solidarity with Syria:

Algeria affirmed its full solidarity with Syria and its concern for its sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity.

Commenting on the Turkish aggression on Syrian territory, the Algerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement saying: “Algeria is following with great concern the serious events in north Syria.”

Iraqi President condemns Turkish onslaught:

Iraqi President Barham Saleh condemned the Turkish aggression on Syrian territory, describing it as a dangerous escalation.

“The Turkish offensive will cause a humanitarian disaster and strengthen terrorist group. I am calling the world to unite to avoid this disaster,” Saleh twitted.

Lebanese Foreign Ministry condemns Turkish aggression:

The Lebanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates condemned the Turkish aggression on Syrian territory.

“The Turkish attack is an aggression against an Arab state and the occupation of its territory. The attack exposed its people to kill and displacement,” The ministry said in a statement. 

The European Commission calls on the Turkish regime to stop its aggression:

The European Commission’s President Jean-Claude Juncker called on the Turkish regime to stop its aggression against Syria.

“I call on Turkey and other actors to show restraint,” Juncker said in a statement to the European Parliament.

Juncker denounced the Turkish regime’s plans to establish a so-called ‘safe zone’ in north Syria.

Germany: Turkey risks further destabilization of the region:

The German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas strongly condemned the Turkish aggression.

, stressing that it further destabilizes the region and strengthens the terrorist Daesh organization.

“Turkey risks further destabilization of the region and the return of Daesh activity,” Maas said in a statement.

“The Turkish offensive could lead to a new humanitarian catastrophe as well as new refugee flows. We call on Turkey to stop its operation and to undertake its security interests in a peaceful manner,” Maas said.

France condemns Turkey Offensive:

The Minister of European Union Affairs in France, Emily de Monshallan said that France, Britain and Germany are in the process of issuing a joint statement condemning the Turkish aggression.

“The three countries are in the process of issuing a joint statement strongly condemning the Turkish operation,” de Monschalan told the European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee.

Italy: Turkey’s aggression destabilizes the region and harms civilians

The Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte stressed that the Turkish aggression on Syrian territory destabilizes the region and harms civilians.

“We talked about the scenarios of international crises, especially the crisis in Syria,” Conte said after his meeting with the NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in Rome.

The Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Mayo stressed that ‘unilateral moves’ undermine the results achieved in the fight against terrorism.

“We are closely following the development of the situation after the start of the Turkish offensive against Syria," he said.

The Italian Deputy Foreign Minister Marina Sereni expressed her country's concern over the Turkish aggression on Syrian territory.

“We are convinced that there is no military solution to the crisis in Syria,” Sereni said.

The leader of the Italian National Alliance Party (Brothers of Italy)  Georgi Meloni called to impose European Union sanctions on the Turkish regime for its aggression on Syrian territory.

"We demand that the EU to impose sanctions on Turkey," Meloni twitted.

Holland condemns the aggression and summons Turkey's ambassador:

The Dutch Foreign Ministry condemned the Turkish aggression against Syria and summoned Turkey’s ambassador in Amsterdam to protest against this aggression.

The Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok said in a statement that the Netherlands condemned the Turkish attack on Syria.

Denmark: Turkish aggression on Syria has serious repercussions:

The Danish Prime Minister Mette Fredriksson stressed that the Turkish aggression on Syrian territory is regrettable and has serious repercussions.

“I am deeply concerned about the Turkish attack on Syrian territory,” Fredriksson twitted. “This decision is unfortunate and wrong and could have serious repercussions on civilians and efforts to fight the terrorist Daesh organization,” Fredriksson added.

UN Chief expresses his concern over the Turkish aggression on Syrian:

The United Nations’ Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed his concern over the Turkish aggression on Syrian territory.

He called on the Turkish regime to respect the United Nations’ Charter and the protection of civilians and residential areas in accordance with international humanitarian laws.

Austrian MP denounces the Turkish offensive:

The leader of the Austrian parliamentary bloc for the Socialist Party Andreas Scheder called on the Austrian government to take decisive action due to the Turkish aggression on Syrian territory in the framework of working with the European Union.

“Nobody wants the return of Daesh terrorists. Austria must insist on the level of the European Union to exhaust all diplomatic means, from sanctions to the final suspension of Turkey's accession negotiations with the European Union,” Scheder was quoted as saying to the Austrian daily Oestarich.

German politicians stress the Turkish aggression on Syrian territory is a violation of international law.

“ The Turkish attack on Syria is a violation of international law and what we need now is a clear condemnation of it and an end to the export of arms to Turkey,” Martin Schrdwoan and Hannah Neumann , officials from the German Green Party  said, during  the plenary session of the European Parliament.

A politician from the German Christian Social Union Party in the European Parliament threatened the Turkish regime with economic sanctions.

Canada condemns Turkish aggression

Canada condemned the aggression of the Turkish regime army on Syrian territory, saying that it risks undermining the stability of the region and efforts to combat the Islamic State terrorist organization.

"Canada strongly condemns Turkey's military attack on Syria. We call for the protection of civilians and all parties to respect their obligations under international law," Canada’s Foreign Minister Christia Freeland said.

Closed meeting of the UNSC on aggression

Diplomats announced that the United Nations Security Council will hold a closed meeting on October 10 on the Turkish aggression on Syrian territory.

The European members Britain, France, Germany, Belgium and Poland requested the meeting.

On October 9, the Turkish regime's army launched an aggression on Syrian territory, killing 8 civilians and wounding 20 others.

 

O. al-Mohammad

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