“The Islamic Republic of Iran calls on both sides to exercise self-restraint, launch a close study over the case and pay heed to the goals of the enemies,” Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian told Fars News Agency.
”Under Erdogan’s rule, Turkey is an imminent threat to Syria’s survival as a sovereign state. Just north of the Syrian border, the Turkish city of Adana is the launching platform for supplies and personnel that have devastated Syria’s two major cities, Damascus and Aleppo. The Libyan model of false flags, false reports, and subsidized rebels wasn’t doing the trick with the next victim of the co-opted Arab Spring. Free Syrian Army (read Libyan rebels) looked too much like a terrorist organization to gain much sympathy. The Libyan formula for regime change is failing. Assad may survive. So horrifying to the Western powers and Gulf monarchs, that possibility spurred President Barack Obama to urge action by Erdogan a month or so ago,” wrote Collins. Read the full article posted at his blog, ‘War is a Crime’, here.
“By becoming in charge of the Palestinian cause and without jeopardizing his relations with Israel or NATO, Erdogan promoted himself as a leader and promoted Turkey as a model of Islamic rule polarizing Muslims on the basis of sectarianism driving them away from Iran and from the victorious resistance of Hizbullah. This also meant launching this bloody war on Syria introducing training and supplying the thugs in charge of destroying the neighboring country“. Read the entire article, here.