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UNITED NATIONS, June 24. /TASS/. The United Nations Security Council discussed on Thursday the situation on the Syrian-Turkish border at Russia’s request focusing on Ankara’s construction of a concrete wall with machine guns and barbed wire on the territory of the neighboring country.
Russia’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Vladimir Safronkov told reporters that during the discussion Russia’s delegation cited particular facts concerning the actions of Turkey’s authorities providing support for the Syrian militants.
"Upon our initiative consultations were held on Turkey’s illegal construction of a wall on Syria’s territory. We presented specific facts. We stressed that Turkey’s activity undermines the efforts on settlement in Syria and first of all in the context of the Russian-American cooperation as a flow of militants goes steadily through the Turkish border," Safronkov said.
The meeting also focused on other cases of Ankara’s violation of sovereignty of countries in the region, including sending troops to Iraq without Baghdad’s agreement. "It’s time to stop this malpractice of violating sovereignty and territorial integrity," he stressed.