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UN Security Council to hold urgent Discussions on Turkey/Syria: diplomats

The UN Security Council will hold a crisis meeting to talk about Turkey’s army offensive against Allied forces in northern Syria, diplomats said Wednesday.

The closed-door meeting, set for Thursday afternoon, was asked by Belgium, France, Germany, Britain, and Poland, ” they stated.

Before, the president of the Security Council, South African Ambassador Jerry Matthews Matjila, called on Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to exercise”maximum restraint” and”protect civilians.”

Airstrikes and artillery fire were discovered along the boundary soon after Erdogan declared the beginning of the attack, dubbing it”Operation Peace Spring.”

Earlier in the week, US President Donald Trump pulled US troops from the Region, effectively giving Erodgan a green light to maneuver contrary to the Kurdish-led Syrian Army.

The SDF was a Vital ally in America campaign against Islamic State militants in Syria, but NATO member Turkey regards the Kurds as a foe.