Turkey sends military reinforcements to Syrian border

Turkey on Sunday sent military reinforcements to its border with Syria via the southeastern province of Mardin, the Anatolia news agency reported.

Turkey sends military reinforcements to Syrian border


World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkey on Sunday sent military reinforcements to its border with Syria via the southeastern province of Mardin, the Anatolia news agency reported.

Anatolia said the military deployed ground-to-air missiles to military barracks in the Nusaybin district, along the border with Syria, via a train that was loaded from a station in Mardin.

Tensions between Turkey and Syria hit a new low last month when the latter downed a Turkish jet in international airspace.

Turkey earlier announced that it would no longer tolerate security threats from Syria along its border, further escalating tensions.

 

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