Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Turkey Warns Syria Is 'A Terrorist State' Despite UN report Accusing BOTH Sides of War Crimes

Turkey's prime minister has said neighbouring Syria is a "terrorist state" that is massacring its own people, just hours after the new UN-Arab League envoy to the country called the death toll in the uprising "staggering".

According to opposition activists, more than 26,000 people have died in the last 17 months, while Unicef says last week was the deadliest since the conflict began with about 1,600 people killed.

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a meeting of his AKP party that President Bashar al Assad was "up to his neck in blood".

"Syria is not an ordinary country to us. We do not have the luxury to remain indifferent to what's happening there." Read More