Turkish PM: Turkey will not interfere in the affairs of Syria
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 5 /Trend A.Taghiyeva/
Trying to play a role in the settlement of the Syrian crisis, Turkey has no intention to interfere in the internal affairs of the country, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said speaking at the opening of the World Economic Forum in Istanbul, TRT Haber TV channel reported.
"Turkey is aware that any misstep in the Syrian crisis could lead to a regional disaster. Turkey is aimed at resolving the crisis, but not interfering in the affairs of the country," Erdogan said.
As a result of on-going violence in Syria thousands of people have been killed, resulting in tens of thousands of people fleeing to Turkey and Jordan. If the Syrian problem is not resolved, the fate of these people will be under threat, Erdogan said.
There is a fragile truce in Syria between the Free Syrian Army the armed wing of the opposition and government forces established under the plan of special envoy of the Joint Special Envoy of the United Nations and the League of Arab States, Kofi Annan.
Syria has been covered by anti-government speeches for more than year resulting in violent clashes. According to UN figures the total number of victims in the country exceeds 10000. In turn, the Syrian authorities say the number of those killed in clashes were over 2000 soldiers and police officers against whom there are well-armed militants.