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Russia claims Turkish troops are on Syrian soil

The top diplomat also claimed on Sunday Turkey's actions on Turkish-Syrian border were ‘creeping expansion’

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Russia has evidence that the Turkish army is on Syrian territory, Russian news agency Interfax reported the Kremlin's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Sunday.

The top diplomat also claimed on Sunday Turkey's actions on Turkish-Syrian border were ‘creeping expansion.’

Tensions between Moscow and Ankara have been high since Turkey shot down a Russian military jet on the Syrian-Turkish border in November last year.

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