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Syria considers Turkey’s allowance of Kurds to enter Kobani violation of sovereignty

October 30, 2014, 19:16 UTC+3
Damascus condemned actions of the Turkish parliament, calling its behavior “disgraceful”
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CAIRO, October 30. /TASS / Syria considers the allowance of Kurdish fighters (the Peshmerga forces) to enter Kobani across the Syrian-Turkish border “blatant encroachment” upon the Syrian sovereignty.

The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) circulated this statement of the Syrian Foreign Ministry.

According to available information, the Syrian Foreign Ministry condemned the actions of the Turkish government, calling the behavior of Ankara "disgraceful”.

Earlier it was reported that the first group of Iraqi Peshmerga forces, consisting of 10 people, crossed the Syrian-Turkish border and entered Kobani.

There are 150 militants of Kurdish paramilitary forces in total in Turkey. On Wednesday, 85 people arrived by plane from the Iraqi town of Erbil to Turkish town of Sanliurfa, and then were taken to the border. The rest of 65 militants crossed the Khabour checkpoint on the Turkish-Iraqi border on Tuesday accompanying a column of military vehicles, consisting of equipment and heavy armament. 

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