Trump decries idlib attack on Turkish troop

by Muizat Hameed

President Donald trump of United States has condemned the deadly regime attack in northwestern Syria’s idlib province during a telephone call with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey.Spokesman to the president, Judd Deere said in a statement, “Trump expressed his condolences and condemned yesterday’s attack that killed Turkish personnel in Syria.”“President Trump reaffirmed his support for Turkey’s effort to de-escalate the situation in northwest Syria and avoid a humanitarian catastrophe,” he addedMeanwhile, the two leaders agreed that the Syrian regime must halt their offensive before more innocent civilians are killed and displaced.About 900,000 civilians have been displaced since Syria regime began its offensive on Idlib province with the assistance of Russian air power and Iranian-backed forces in December.More than 1300 civilians have been killed in attacks by Assad and Russian forces in the zone since the September 2018 deal with Russia under which acts of regression are being prohibited in the region.Thursday’s attack was one of a series on Turkish troops since January. Turkish officials have thus made a pledge that such assaults will not go unretaliated.

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