Strategy needed to separate terrorists from civilians in Syria - Turkish FM

Türkiye Materials 16 March 2018 12:09 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, March 16

By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:

It is necessary to develop a strategy to separate terrorists from civilians in Syria, in particular in Eastern Ghouta, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in Astana, Turkish media reported March 16.

Cavusoglu noted that the death of civilians in Syria is unacceptable.

After the adoption of the UN Security Council resolution on the humanitarian ceasefire in Syria, 329 people, including 57 children and 29 women, became the victims of attacks by the Syrian government forces in Eastern Ghouta, the blocked suburb of Damascus.

On Feb. 25, the UN Security Council adopted a resolution, which calls on the conflicting parties in Syria to immediately declare a 30-day truce.

Syria has been suffering from an armed conflict since March 2011, which, according to the UN, has claimed more than 500,000 lives.


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