May 2011
Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition);5/13/2011, Vol. 198 Issue 5092, p4
The article focuses on the Syrian crisis brought by the demands of Syrian protesters against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for 11 years. It stats that the indication of strain in the Syrian-Turkish relations started to emerge after the repeated advice of Turkey on how to resolve the crisis. It says that Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Assad of being late to respond on the demand. Moreover, Assad ordered the troops not to shoot the pro-democracy demonstrators.


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