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Monday, July 15, 2013

Davutoglu denies Turkey helped Israel take out Syria's missiles

And here's the story behind the tweet.
Unconfirmed reports that Israel was behind a July 5 attack on a Syrian arms depot in the port city of Latakia continued to emerge Monday, with Russia Today quoting a source as saying that the IAF launched the attack from a Turkish military base.
"Israeli planes left a military base inside Turkey and approached Latakia from the sea to make sure that they stayed out of Syrian airspace so that they cannot become a legitimate target for the Syrian air force," RT quoted "a reliable source" as saying.
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu denied the report, saying it was "absolutely wrong," and accusing those spreading the story of an "act of betrayal."
The Turkish foreign minister said that "Turkey will neither be a part nor a partner of such ‘attacks.’ The ones who claim this want to damage Turkey’s power and reputation.”
Someone pointed out last night that the US may need to evacuate its own citizens from Syria via Latakia, and would be fearful of those missiles being used on its own evacuees.


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