President Erdogan: Ankara not to be scared of sanctions
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 16
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
The countries that intend to apply sanctions against Turkey in response to anti-terrorist operations in Syria must know that Ankara will not be scared by this, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
“Turkey will not suffer from these sanctions,” the president added, Trend reports on Oct. 16 referring to the Turkish media.
President Erdogan also stressed that some countries urge Ankara to sit at the negotiating table with terrorists in northern Syria.
"Turkey will not sit at the negotiating table with terrorists as some countries want to do this," the president said.
President Erdogan added that Turkey does not have such a practice as opposed to the countries that urge it to take such a step.
The president emphasized that nobody is able to confront Turkey in the fight against terrorists in Syria.
On Oct. 7, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that in anticipation of the beginning of new military operations by the Turkish Armed Forces in northern Syria, the US servicemen began to leave the region.
On Oct. 1, Erdogan said that Turkey will have to create the safety zone in northern Syria alone.
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