Turkey accuses Russia of hitting Syria rebels to bolster regime

October 2015
Journal of Turkish Weekly;10/5/2015, p1
The article reports that Ahmet DavutoÄŸlu, Prime Minister of Turkey accused Russia of targeting Syrian rebels in air strikes to support President Bashar al Assad of Syria. According to DavutoÄŸlu Assad's main ally is Iran which was providing back up with military personnel and Russia was supporting the regime from the air. It states that at first Turkey was not taking action against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant jihadists but now it's in the U.S. coalition against jihadists.


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