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Russia urges Syria and Turkey to maintain strict confidentiality

Moscow. - Russia today expressed concern at the escalation of tension between Syria and Turkey following the recent bombings in the border area between the two countries and urged them to be discreet.

"We believe that the Syrian and Turkish authorities must show the utmost discretion given the increasing number of radicals in the ranks of the Syrian opposition that could lead to conflict in the border area, "said Guannadi Gatílo, Russian deputy foreign minister, was quoted by the Interfax news agency, Efe reported. At the same time, he called the Organization Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to not take advantage of that to make a military intervention in Syria under the pretext of protecting Turkey, a member of the Alliance.
"We urge NATO to find excuses not to use force or humanitarian corridors, "he said. Several Western media reported that at least 21 people were killed, including five children, on the eve of the Syrian army shelling in the town of Salquin, on the border with Turkey. crossed Russia's Eve nonsense reports in the Arab press about his involvement in the shooting down in mid June Turkish fighter with two crew on board. Syrian President Bashar Assad, lamented the downing of the plane, an incident that aggravated the tension neighboring Turkey, which has called on the international community to support the opposition so you can overthrow the regime in Damascus. Al Assad accused Turkey of openly supporting "terrorists" fighting for nearly two years against the authorities in Damascus .

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