BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct. 24
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
The end of the EU will come very soon and the reason for this is the double standards that this structure applies to a number of countries, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, Trend reports on Oct. 24 referring to Turkish media.
Erdogan noted that, to his deep regret, contrary to reality, the EU countries present the Operation Peace Spring not as an operation directed against terrorism, but against ethnic Kurds.
“This is not the first time that Turkey faces double standards by the EU,” the Turkish president added. “The military operation in northern Syria isn’t directed against any nation.”
Time allotted for the cessation of hostilities during the Operation Peace Spring in northern Syria expired at 12:00 (GMT+3) on Oct. 23.
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. 9, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Erdogan announced the beginning of a new military operation in Syria, called "Peace Spring".
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