China News Service reported on October 10 that Turkish President Erdogan announced on the 9th that Turkey launched a military operation codenamed “Peace of Peace” to the north of Syria to combat the PKK armed forces and the Syrian Kurdish armed forces. The Protection Force” and the extremist organization “Islamic State”. In response, US President Trump issued a statement saying that the United States does not approve of Turkey’s military operations in Syria. The United Nations also expressed concern that the Security Council will hold a meeting on the morning of the 10th to discuss the situation in Syria.
Earth army launched intensive shelling, causing dozens of deaths and injuries
Syrian state television reported on the 9th that the Turkish army launched a military operation in the northern part of the province of Sussex. The local army launched an intensive shelling of the Syrian Democratic Army led by the Syrian Kurdish forces in the city of Ras Al Ain, resulting in a local foundation. The facilities were damaged and a large number of people fled.
According to the report, the shelling operation expanded to Ain Isa, in the province of Raka in the north, within one hour.
On October 9, 2019, the Turkish army launched a military operation in northern Syria, and smoke rose from the target in Syria.
The Kurdish Forces “Syrian Democracy Army” (SDF) News Service said that since Turkey took military action against the Syrian border area, at least five civilians have been killed and dozens injured.
The news said: “Turkey’s massive shelling of civilians in the border area resulted in the death of three of our military personnel, the death of five civilians and the injury of dozens of civilians.”
The United States pays close attention to Trump: disapproval of military operations
US President Trump issued a statement stating that the United States will not approve of Turkey’s military operations in Syria. He said: “The United States does not approve of the action and told Turkey that the action is a bad idea.”
Trump also said that the United States closely follows Turkey’s military operations in Syria. He stressed that there is no US military in the military operations area in northeastern Syria.
He pointed out that after the Syrian operation began in Syria, Turkey should bear full responsibility for the arrested “Islamic State” terrorists.
Trump said that the United States believes that Turkey’s military operations against Syria will comply with its obligation to protect civilians.
Profile photo: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. China News Service reporter Liao Pan photo
United Nations: Only political means can solve the crisis
U.S. Secretary-General Deputy Secretary-General Huck said at a regular press conference held at the UN headquarters in New York on the 9th that “Secretary-General Guterres is deeply concerned about the recent developments in northern Syria, stressing that any military action must be fully observed.” The United Nations Charter and international humanitarian law, civilians and civilian infrastructure should be protected under international law.”
Huck said: “The Secretary-General Guterres firmly believes that there is no military solution to the Syrian conflict. He reiterated that only by implementing the inclusive and credible political process in accordance with Resolution 2254 adopted by the UN Security Council in 2015 can the conflict in Syria be established. Bring a long-term solution.”
Huck said that in the past eight years, the Syrian conflict parties have launched several military operations, thinking that one attack can win battle for one of them, but in the end they have not achieved, “the future will not be realized”, “any military Actions have failed to resolve the crisis, and no military action can solve the crisis in the future.”
Huck said that the United Nations has repeatedly stressed that the Syrian crisis “has no military solution” does not mean that this statement is obsolete, but it is precisely that the parties to the conflict should have listened to the views of the United Nations and came together through diplomacy. The way to resolve differences is the only reasonable solution to the Syrian crisis.