Syria calls on UN to end Turkish shelling, claims it supports 'terrorists'

Published February 14th, 2016 - 12:36 GMT
A mortar shell sits in the center of the Syrian border town of Kobane, known as Ain al-Arab, on January 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
A mortar shell sits in the center of the Syrian border town of Kobane, known as Ain al-Arab, on January 28, 2015. (AFP/File)

Syria has taken Turkey’s shelling of its territory to the UN, saying it amounts to “direct Turkish support for terrorist groups.”

In a letter on Sunday, the Syrian foreign ministry called on the UN Security Council to “put an end to the crimes of the Turkish regime.”

“The foreign ministry strongly condemns the repeated Turkish crimes and attacks against the Syrian people and Syria's territorial integrity,” Syrian state news agency SANA reported.

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