CHP warns of ‘perilous process’ after Syrian regime air strike hits Turkish troops
AA photoThe air attack by Syrian regime forces in Aleppo that killed three Turkish soldiers could drag Ankara down a “dangerous path,” main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said, calling on the government to act with “common sense.”
“The statement made by the General Staff, and the news that our soldiers were shot by aircrafts from the Syrian government could bring us to a very dangerous place. It could drag Turkey into a very dangerous process,” Kılıçdaroğlu said on Nov. 24.
His comments came after the Turkish Armed Forces announced that three Turkish soldiers were killed in an air strike by Syrian regime forces in Aleppo province on the 93rd day of Turkey’s Euphrates Shield Operation.
“I cannot say anything beyond advising government officials to act with a common sense. In our region, Turkey has always been a basic balancing factor. I believe it’s very important to act with common sense,” said the CHP leader.
Meanwhile, Turkey’s media watchdog, the Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK), announced that the Prime Minister’s office has issued a gag order on reporting of the airstrike.