The Syrian Foreign Ministry has condemned Turkey’s “repeated crimes and attacks” on the Syrian people as well as violations of Syrian sovereignty and territorial integrity, in two letters to the UN, Syria’s SANA news agency reports.
After Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Washington and its allies of supporting ISIS and other terrorist groups in Syria, RT discussed with analysts the timing of the claims and whether there will be any evidence to them.
Islamic State terrorists have released a video which purportedly shows two captured Turkish soldiers being burned alive in Aleppo province, Syria. Jihadists said it was a revenge for Ankara’s involvement in a "war against Muslims".
The Russian ambassador’s murder won’t affect the Syrian peace process, says commentator Abdel Bari Atwan. The Russian-Iranian-Turkish talks on Syria could help reach a peaceful settlement after Western involvement only led to bloody anarchy, he adds.
Some 300 elite Turkish commandos have reportedly joined Operation Euphrates Shield in Syria to help the Free Syrian Army's offensive against Islamic State terrorists and Kurdish militias that Ankara is engaging on a foreign soil.