NATO condemns Syrian, Russian strikes in Idlib

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg condemns Syrian regime, Russia‚Äôs strikes in Idlib, calls for an immediate stop to attacks, Anadolu Agency reported on Friday.

The statement from Stoltenberg came after the number of Turkish soldiers killed in an air strike in Syrian Idlib rose to 29, injuring 36 people, as governor of the province Hatay Rahmi Dogan said.

Earlier, he reported the death of 22 Turkish prisoners during an air strike by the Syrian Air Force in Idlib.

“Seven people who were seriously injured died, so the number of our military dead increased to 29. 36 soldiers were injured, their treatment continues,” Dogan said on the NTV television channel.

According to the Turkish presidential administration, Turkish leader Tayyip Erdogan convened a security meeting on Thursday evening, attended by the heads of security agencies and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.


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