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Damascus rejects Turkey-US buffer zone deal: State media

PTI | Damascus | Updated: 08-08-2019 13:52 IST | Created: 08-08-2019 13:52 IST
Damascus rejects Turkey-US buffer zone deal: State media

Damascus, Aug 8 (AFP) Damascus said Thursday it rejects a US-Turkish plan to establish a buffer zone in northern Syria, blaming Syria's Kurds for the proposal, state media said. "Syria categorically and blatantly rejects the agreement between the American and Turkish occupiers on the establishment of a so-called safe zone" in northern Syria, a foreign ministry source told state news agency SANA.

"Syria's Kurds who have accepted to become a tool in this aggressive US-Turkish project bear a historical responsibility in this regard," SANA added. (AFP) SCY SCY


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