Posts Tagged ‘Syrian-Turkish Relations’

Syria reports capturing foreign military officers (Aug 6, 2012)

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News August  7, 2012


Photo: EPA

Syria says its forces attacking rebel-held parts of its commercial capital Aleppo have captured several military officers from Saudi Arabia and Turkey. Read more…

Syrian soldiers desert to Turkey – VOR

Tuesday, July 3, 2012 Comments off

A group of Syrian soldiers fled to Turkey on Monday, bringing to 85 the overall number of government troops, including a General and several senior officers, who have in the past few weeks deserted to the neighbouring country. Read more…

What’s behind NATO’s reaction to downed Turkish jet? – VOR

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 Comments off

Igor Siletsky

Although NATO is not considering military action over the shooting down of a Turkish fighter jet in Syria, what happened is unacceptable and deserves condemnation, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said after a NATO emergency meeting on Syria. His statement indicates NATO’s reluctance to use military force against Damascus. Read more…

Turkish troop convoy heas towards Syrian border – VOR

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 Comments off

A Turkish troop convoy has set out from Diyarbakir and is heading towards the Syrian border.
Earlier, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that the shooting down of a Turkish fighter jet by Syria had made Ankara change its approach and that it would now retaliate for any violation of the border by the Syrian Read more…

Turkiga Oo Sheegay In Diyaarad Kale Ay Katoogatay Suuriya

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 Comments off

Turkigu waxay sheegeen in Suuriya ay xabadaysay mid kamid ah diyaaradaheeda ka qayb qaadanaya baadigoobka raqdii iyo ruuxii diyaarad dagaao oo ay Suuriya ka sooriday Jimcihii. Read more…

Syria shot at second plane, Turkey says

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 Comments off

Turkey says Syria fired on one of its planes that was taking part in a rescue operation for a warplane shot down by Syrian forces last Friday.

Turkey’s deputy PM said the CASA search and rescue plane, looking for the F-4 Phantom jet, was not brought down. Read more…

Turkey vows action over jet downed in Syria

Monday, June 25, 2012 Comments off

Turkey has vowed to take all necessary action required by international law, after Syria downed a Turkish reconnaissance aircraft. Read more…

NATO to stay away from Syria conflict

Thursday, April 19, 2012 Comments off

NATO will not interfere in the ongoing conflict in Syria, with Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen saying only that the alliance condemned the government crackdown on civilians and was keeping a close eye on the Read more…

ANKARA:Turkey sends diplomatic note to Syria over embassy attack

Sunday, November 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 13,2011

ANKARA, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) — Turkey sent a diplomatic note to Syria on Sunday over the attacks on the Turkish embassy and consulates in Syria, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Read more…

ANKARA:Turkey evacuates families of its diplomats in Syria

Sunday, November 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 13,2011

ANKARA, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) — Turkey has decided to evacuate the families of Turkish diplomatic staff from Syria after the Turkish embassy and consulates in Syria were attacked, Turkish semi- official Anatolia news agency reported Sunday. Read more…