Erdoğan threatens Assad with retaliation if more troops harmed

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Turkish president hits out at Syrian regime as fighting intensifies in Idlib province

Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has threatened Bashar al-Assad with direct military action if any more Turkish troops are harmed in escalating fighting over Syria’s last rebel stronghold.

Ankara and Damascus have moved closer to an all-out war in the past week than at any other point in Syria’s long conflict, in the wake of a ferocious regime assault on north-western Idlib province, on the border with Turkey. The violence has sparked the largest mass displacement of civilians in the nine-year-old war to date, killing at least 380 civilians and driving 700,000 people from their homes since December.

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