NATO calls on Russia, Syrian regime to halt offensive in Idlib after extraordinary meeting

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NATO met on Feb. 28 over developments in Syria upon a request by Turkey to hold consultations under Article 4 of the organization’s founding Washington Treaty.


NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said in a statement that the talks Friday morning would be held under Article 4 of NATO’s founding treaty, which allows any ally to request consultations if it feels its territorial integrity, political independence or security is threatened.

Following the meeting, Stoltenberg said in a press conference that NATO allies condemn the indiscriminate bombing in Idlib and call on Russia and the Syrian regime to stop their offensive and respect international law.

Allies stand in solidarity with Turkey, the secretary-general said, offering condolences to the Turkish nation and the families of fallen soldiers.

Stoltenberg added that the member countries are looking into providing further support for Turkey.

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NATO calls on Russia, Syrian regime to halt offensive in Idlib after extraordinary meeting

2020/02/1582890731.jpg
Read: 973     16:13     28 February 2020    

NATO met on Feb. 28 over developments in Syria upon a request by Turkey to hold consultations under Article 4 of the organization’s founding Washington Treaty.


NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said in a statement that the talks Friday morning would be held under Article 4 of NATO’s founding treaty, which allows any ally to request consultations if it feels its territorial integrity, political independence or security is threatened.

Following the meeting, Stoltenberg said in a press conference that NATO allies condemn the indiscriminate bombing in Idlib and call on Russia and the Syrian regime to stop their offensive and respect international law.

Allies stand in solidarity with Turkey, the secretary-general said, offering condolences to the Turkish nation and the families of fallen soldiers.

Stoltenberg added that the member countries are looking into providing further support for Turkey.

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