Russia cautions Türkiye on military operation in Syria

Russia cautions Türkiye on military operation in Syria

Ankara should try to refrain from using “excessive” force in its military strikes on targets in Syria to avoid escalating the situation further, a top Russian official said on Tuesday.

Alexander Lavrentyev, the Russian president’s special envoy on Syria, asked Türkiye to “show restraint in order to prevent an escalation of tensions, not only in the northern and northeastern regions of Syria, but throughout the entire territory,” according to RIA news agency.

He stressed the importance of finding a peaceful solution to the “Kurdish issue” and stated that Russia was willing to work with all interested parties. “We hope to convince our…

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