Ankara briefs UN non-permanent members
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Hürriyet photoTurkish Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Ambassador Feridun Sinirlioğlu gathered together the ambassadors of non-permanent members of the U.N. Security Council in Ankara on Oct. 4, to brief them on Syria’s deadly recent shelling of a Turkish border town.
“Sinirlioğlu briefed the ambassadors about the incident in Akçakale, Turkey’s counter-shelling of Syrian positions, and about the parliamentary motion on Syria passed in Parliament that gives the government power to initiate military operations outside of Turkish borders” a Turkish Foreign Ministry official told the Hürriyet Daily News.
Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu had already had phone conversations with the ministers of the other U.N. Security Council members, the official added. Davutoğlu also held a phone conversation with his British counterpart William Hague on Oct. 5 on recent developments in Syria.
Deputy Undersecretary of the Foreign Ministry Halit Çevik also informed envoys of EU and Arab League countries on Oct. 5.