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33 Turkish soldiers killed in attack in Idlib, mostly by the Russian Airforce

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    JoylessAubergine
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    Mostly killed by Russian aircraft apparently, Turkey has requested an Article 4 consultation (and unsurprisingly received "thoughts and prayers" and so Turkey started bussing refugees to european...

    Mostly killed by Russian aircraft apparently, Turkey has requested an Article 4 consultation (and unsurprisingly received "thoughts and prayers" and so Turkey started bussing refugees to european border towns

    I dont really follow Turkey or the Syrian war so i dont have anything to add. Interesting times though.

    MetaNot sure whether i should post the refugee links separately or keep them here as it seems connected to the larger picture.
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      1. vektor
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        It absolutely is imo. Their explanation seems flimsy to me and the timing is just too convenient for it not to be a thinly veiled threat at the EU-NATO countries. "Help us out, or else." Reputable...

        It absolutely is imo. Their explanation seems flimsy to me and the timing is just too convenient for it not to be a thinly veiled threat at the EU-NATO countries. "Help us out, or else."

        Reputable german news outlets are reporting on both issues in the same article anyway, see https://www.tagesschau.de/kommentar/kommentar-idlib-erdogan-101.html or https://www.sueddeutsche.de/politik/syrien-tuerkei-russland-un-sicherheitsrat-migration-europa-1.4826220 e.g.

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