Turkish FM: Ankara sent diplomatic note to Syrian consulate about operation

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. (File photo: Reuters)

Turkey sent a diplomatic note to Syria’s consulate in Istanbul to inform Damascus about its cross-border operation into northeast Syria, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday shortly after Ankara launched the offensive.

Speaking to reporters in Algeria, Cavusoglu said Turkey’s operation was based on its rights related to international law and added that Ankara had informed all the necessary actors, including the United Nations and NATO.

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