Turkey threatens Russia with a military response for disrupting Syria accords

Turkey officially accused Russia of breaking the Syria treaty.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu officially accused Russia of disrupting the agreements between Moscow and Ankara on the situation in Syria. According to the head of the Turkish Foreign Ministry, Russia has not fulfilled its obligations to withdraw Kurdish armed formations from the northern part of Syria, which forces Ankara to resume military operations in the territory of the neighboring state.

It is obviously a question of regular clashes between Kurdish armed groups and the Turkish army, however, despite this fact, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation expressed bewilderment to the statement of the Turkish Foreign Minister.

"A statement by the Turkish Foreign Minister calling for the outbreak of hostilities can only aggravate the situation in the north of the Syrian Arab Republic, and not to resolve it, as recorded in the joint memorandum signed by the presidents of Russia and Turkey"- said Igor Konashenkov.

It is noteworthy that earlier the Syrian Kurds declared their lack of intentions to comply with the requirements of Russia and Turkey, and emphasized their readiness to resume hostilities against Ankara and pro-Turkish militants.