Erdogan: Ankara unhappy with Tehran's position on Operation Peace Spring
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct. 22
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Ankara is unhappy with Iran's stance on Turkey's Peace Spring Operation, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said before leaving for Russia, Trend reports citing Turkish media.
Erdogan noted that unfortunately, while Iran was supposed to support the Operation Peace Spring, Tehran expressed a negative position in relation to the operation.
"Turkey at one time supported Iran in the matter of the nuclear program, but, alas, we did not see similar support from Iranian officials," Erdogan said.
The Turkish head of state noted that Ankara seriously condemns Tehran’s position on this issue.
On Oct. 9, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the beginning of a new military operation in Syria, called "Peace Spring".
On Oct. 17, Ankara agreed with Washington to suspend the Operation Peace Spring in Syria's north for 120 hours, so that during this time the YPG/PYD detachments would leave northern Syria.
On Oct. 18, the agreement on the 120-hour cessation of military operations in Syria's north by the Turkish Armed Forces entered into force.
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