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Turkey: "Turkey will not be bound by the Syrian ceasefire" - Davutoglu00:30

Turkey: "Turkey will not be bound by the Syrian ceasefire" - Davutoglu

Turkey, Konya
February 25, 2016 at 16:23 GMT +00:00 · Published

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that "Turkey will not be bound by the Syrian ceasefire" while speaking at a press conference during a visit to the central Turkish city of Konya, Thursday.

Speaking on the question of the Syrian cessation of hostilities, due to come into effect on February 27, Davutoglu said that Turkey will not abide by the ceasefire "if there is a situation that threatens Turkey's security."

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama agreed to implement the Syrian ceasefire following a telephone conversation last Sunday. According to an official joint statement by Russia and the US, the ceasefire is due to come into effect on February 27 at 00:00 Damascus time (February 26 at 22:00 GMT).

Turkey: "Turkey will not be bound by the Syrian ceasefire" - Davutoglu00:30
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Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that "Turkey will not be bound by the Syrian ceasefire" while speaking at a press conference during a visit to the central Turkish city of Konya, Thursday.

Speaking on the question of the Syrian cessation of hostilities, due to come into effect on February 27, Davutoglu said that Turkey will not abide by the ceasefire "if there is a situation that threatens Turkey's security."

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama agreed to implement the Syrian ceasefire following a telephone conversation last Sunday. According to an official joint statement by Russia and the US, the ceasefire is due to come into effect on February 27 at 00:00 Damascus time (February 26 at 22:00 GMT).

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