Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Turkey suppresses Kurds under pretext of fighting terrorism. Lavrov.
Russia says 'Herren Volk' Turkey suppresses Kurds under pretext of fighting terrorism. (Tass).
Anakara is hindering Kurdish forces in their fight against Islamic State and using the slogan of a “war against terrorism” to suppress Kurdish organizations in Syria and Turkey, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday.
Referring to the Turkish border, he stressed a need to fully implement UN Security Council resolutions demanding a halt of trade in artifacts and oil with Islamic State and to stop “terrorists” from crossing into Syria, including from Turkey. Read the full story here.