Cavusoglu: Turkey will not move military observation post in Syria

Orient Net 2019-08-20 11:41:00

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Turkey will not move the military observation post in northwest Syria that a convoy was trying to reach when it came under attack, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday (August 20), Reuters reported.

An air strike on the Turkish military convoy on Monday killed three civilians as it was heading south towards the observation point, Turkey’s defence ministry said.

The convoy had been sent to keep open supply routes, ensure the safety of the observation post and protect civilians after an offensive by Assad militias in the region, the defence ministry said.