Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 23
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Syria has turned into a terrorism exporting country, Turkish TRT Haber TV channel reported Feb. 23 citing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying.
The president said that first of all, terrorism in Syria poses a threat to Turkey.
President Erdogan also urged the world countries to join efforts in combating terrorism.
Syria has been suffering from an armed conflict since March 2011, which, according to the UN, has so far claimed the lives of over 220,000 people. Militants from various armed groups are confronting the Syrian government troops. The "Islamic State" and Jabhat al-Nusra are the most active terrorist groups in Syria.
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