"Deeply Concerned" India Urges Turkey For Restraint In Syria

On Wednesday, Turkish jets and artillery targeted Kurdish-controlled areas in Syria, forcing thousands of civilians to flee their homes.

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'Deeply Concerned' India Urges Turkey For Restraint In Syria

Turkey's actions can undermine stability in the region and the fight against terrorism, India said


New Delhi: 

Highlights

  1. Turkish jets, artillery target Kurdish-controlled areas in Syria
  2. Deeply concerned over unilateral military offensive: India
  3. It can undermine region's stability, fight against terrorism: India

India on Thursday said it was "deeply concerned" over the "unilateral military offensive" by Turkey in northeastern Syria and asserted that the action can undermine stability in the region as well as the fight against terrorism.

On Wednesday, Turkish jets and artillery targeted Kurdish-controlled areas in Syria, forcing thousands of civilians to flee their homes.

Reacting to the development, Ministry of External Affairs said: "We are deeply concerned at the unilateral military offensive by Turkey in northeast Syria."

Turkey's actions can undermine stability in the region and the fight against terrorism, it said.

The action also has the potential for causing humanitarian and civilian distress, the MEA said in a statement.

"We call upon Turkey to exercise restraint and respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria. We urge the peaceful settlement of all issues through dialogue and discussion," the MEA said.



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