The war in Syria: Turkish soldier killed in Syrian regime strike



attack on the Turkish military observation point is reportedly the result of mortar fire by the Syrian regime Turkey's defense ministry saying that attack has been evaluated as intentional now Russia's Ankara as hashe has been called in for questioning and Turkey says that the incident is going to be investigated and that those responsible are going to be heavily punished what we've seen in particular over the last couple of months is a real uptick in attacks by the Syrian regime in the eaglet province and so really these de-escalation sensei's demilitarized zones are just on paper only at the moment it's very difficult to see at this point how that fighting is going to be halted again particularly worrying say that you've seen these attacks on the Turkish military observation points as we said the Turkish military is inside Italy province at the moment to be overseeing and trying to bolster these de-escalation saying agreements and this latest attack isn't actually the first time that we've seen the Turkish military observation points coming under attack there have been a number of such attacks in previous weeks and months so certainly this incidents going to be investigated very closely and you can imagine that there's going to be some pretty serious discussions we said the Russian Ankara attache has been called in for questioning you would expect that turkey is going to respond quite seriously to this incident that has killed one Turkish soldier and left three others wounded

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