Trump discussed with Erdogan the situation in Syria

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"We are extremely anxious that some countries confident of their military power are turning Syria into a scene for arm wrestling", Erdogan said Thursday.

The call comes in the evening of the day (Wednesday, April 11) when Donald Trump warned of an imminent Western response to the alleged chemical bombing in Syria, leading the tension with Russian Federation to its peak since the beginning of this crisis.

Last week Putin, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and Turkey's strongman Tayyip Erdogan completed a summit in Ankara by announcing their new partnership to establish a cease-fire in Syria and to start rebuilding the war-ravaged land that is ravaged in large part by their own forces.

US President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone call late on Wednesday and discussed the latest developments in Syria.


His comments came after US President Donald Trump warned Moscow on Wednesday that US missiles "will be coming" to Syria in retaliation for an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria which reportedly killed dozens.

The local civil defense agency blames the Bashar al-Assad regime forces for the attack.

"Today, I will talk to [Russian President Vladimir] Putin".

Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy, in a news conference in Ankara, said a draft resolution was submitted to the UN Security Council to allow an investigation on suspected chemical attack in Syria's eastern Ghouta but it was vetoed by Russian Federation on Tuesday.


Trump tweeted: "Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria".

"He also slammed those who support the "bloody Assad regime" and YPG/PKK terrorist organisations".

Airstrikes on PKK targets in northern Iraq, where the terror group has its main base in the Mount Qandil region, near the Iranian border, have been carried out regularly since July 2015, when the PKK resumed its armed terror campaign.


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