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Turkey not to accept force in Syria led by SDF

Turkey not to accept force in Syria led by SDF

TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (Press Shia Agency) – Turkey will never accept a force in Syria led by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a group dominated by the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the chief of NATO on Jan. 16.The phone conversation followed a recent decision by the United States to form a border protection army in Syria with the YPG. Erdogan...

Turkey’s Syria operation not limited to Afrin: Cavusoglu

Turkey’s Syria operation not limited to Afrin: Cavusoglu

TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (Press Shia) – Turkey may expand its operations in northern Syria to Manbij city and east of the Euphrates River after Afrin has been cleared, Turkey’s foreign minister said late Tuesday.Mevlut Cavusoglu spoke to reporters after meeting with his US counterpart Rex Tillerson in Vancouver, Canada, where he was attending the Vancouver Foreign Ministers' Meeting on Security and...

'Border force' to deteriorate crisis in Syria

'Border force' to deteriorate crisis in Syria

TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian foreign minister spokesman on Tuesday called on the US to stop its interventionist policy in Syria, saying the formation of ‘border security force’ will worsen the crisis in the war-torn country. Bahram Ghasemi called the US plan “blatant intervention in other countries’ affairs,” adding “in addition to complicating the Syrian crisis,...

Iranian deputy FM, Syrian counterpart discuss Syria on phone

Iranian deputy FM, Syrian counterpart discuss Syria on phone

TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – Hossein Jaberi Ansari, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs, and Faisal Mekdad, the Syrian Deputy-Foreign Minister, had a telephone conversation on Sunday.Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari held a phone conversation with the Syrian Deputy-Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad on Sunday. The...

Turkish forces hit PKK/PYD in northern Syria

Turkish forces hit PKK/PYD in northern Syria

TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (Press Shia) – Turkish security forces on Saturday hit several PKK/PYD targets in the Afrin district of Syria's Aleppo province to prevent a "terror corridor" from forming along Turkey's borders.According to information gathered by Anadolu Agency in Idlib, Turkish artillery units hit PKK/PYD forces from the Reyhanli and Kirikhan dictricts of Turkey's southern province Hatay and...

Erdogan: No one dares to establish new state in north Syria

Erdogan: No one dares to establish new state in north Syria

TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – Criticizing the US policy , Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday said no one could dare to establish a new state in northern Syria, warning that any such effort would be “useless”.In his remarks at a meeting with local administrators known as mukhtars at the Presidential Complex in capital Ankara, Erdogan said, “Those who are willing to set up a terror...

Kremlin comments on Turkey's summons of Russian ambassador over Syria

Kremlin comments on Turkey's summons of Russian ambassador over Syria

TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – The Kremlin's spokesman has revealed how the summoning of Russia's envoy to Turkey might influence the Syrian peace settlement.Commenting on the recent summoning of the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said: "The process of implementing agreements on de-escalation zones and the process of political settlement, in particular,...

Erdogan Seeks Meeting With Merkel After Macron's Cold Shoulder

Erdogan Seeks Meeting With Merkel After Macron's Cold Shoulder

TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants to hold a personal meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the Bild reported, citing Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu."We need to maintain dialogue," Cavusoglu said, as quoted by the Bild newspaper, adding that Erdogan has repeatedly held telephone conversations with Merkel and German President...

UN participation in Sochi Congress on Syria in its interest

UN participation in Sochi Congress on Syria in its interest

NEW YORK , Jan. 10 (Press Shia) – Russia’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia expressed hope that the UN will participate in the Syrian National Dialogue Congress to be held in the Russian city of Sochi on January 29-30.Russia Today quoted Nebenzia at the conclusion of a close-door meeting held by the UN Security Council on Tuesday on Syria as saying that Sochi Congress is...

Iran envoy rejects claims of being summoned by Turkey over Syria

Iran envoy rejects claims of being summoned by Turkey over Syria

TEHRAN, Jan. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian ambassador to Ankara has rejected claims by some Turkish media that he was summoned by Turkey’s Foreign Ministry over Idlib situation.Mohammad Ebrahim Taherianfard, Iranian Ambassador to Ankara, told IRIB on Tuesday night that the claims made by some Turkish media about his being summoned by Turkey’s Foreign Ministry were false. Daily Sabah...