Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan addresses on February 1, 2011 lawmakers and supporters of his Justice and Development Party in Ankara. Erdogan urged Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on February 1 to meet his people's "desire for change." In his weekly speech to his party's lawmakers in parliament, Erdogan described his appeal to Mubarak as "very sincere advice, a very sincere warning." AFP PHOTO / ADEM ALTAN (Photo credit should read ADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s President, has threatened Russia by saying it will not idly watch as it builds up on its border with Syria.

“We have said this from the beginning: we won’t tolerate such formations (in northern Syria) along the area stretching from the Iraqi border up to the Mediterranean,” Erdogan told reporters after Friday prayers in Istanbul.

“We maintain our sensitivities on this issue,” added Erdogan, citing reports that Russia had deployed some 200 soldiers to Qamishli and stating that he would raise the issue Saturday in talks with visiting US Vice President Joe Biden.

Qamishl is a predominately Kurdish town but also known as the center of Syria’s Assyrian community. It is located on Turkey border in Hasakah province.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claimed that Russia has sent engineers to the town in the hope to begin using a nearby airport

 

“I can say that Turkey is closely watching every military movement on its borders and especially the border with Syria,” the government source told AFP, asking not to be named.

The Turkish army has already reinforced security by digging trenches in the border zone, the Hurriyet daily reported.

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Leonard Ramirez
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Leonard Ramirez

Turkey ain’t gonna do s**t

Jan Wagenaar
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Jan Wagenaar

Ha ha….clown!

Pancho Ramirez Jr.
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Pancho Ramirez Jr.

Let Turkey hang himself hahahahaha ERDOGAN IS AN IDIOT!

Joe Pelosi
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Joe Pelosi

Yea no kidding. Why would anyone take a Turkish warning seriously after all the bullshit.

Vandy Singh
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Vandy Singh

b*****d high time nuke him

Michael Gerard Helders
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Michael Gerard Helders

#istandwithrussia #backstabbed

Bruno Vansteenberghe
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Bruno Vansteenberghe
Bruno Vansteenberghe
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Bruno Vansteenberghe
Bruno Vansteenberghe
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Bruno Vansteenberghe
Gareth Jenkins
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Gareth Jenkins

There just worried they won’t be able to get isis oil into Turkey anymore

Antonio Sorrentino
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Antonio Sorrentino

Wretched Erdogan needs a lesson taught.

Таааа нуу неее
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Таааа нуу неее

@Ibra_Joudeh что с этим кебабом не так?

Slaviša Gotovnik
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Slaviša Gotovnik

He is full of s**t…

Muhammad Qasim
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Muhammad Qasim

#Turkey warns against Russian build up https://t.co/cfk64zGLVV #Erdogan #Putin #Russia #Syria
RuAF will smash ur arrogance

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Enjoy mr erdugon

Sankara Kiragu
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Sankara Kiragu

Sultan Erdogan lol

Kimberly Ann Todd
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Kimberly Ann Todd
Jozsef Osztrenkovics
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Jozsef Osztrenkovics

s**t box of a puppet to US fascist

Saman Jalla
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Saman Jalla

Nuke this dog …

Malek Ahmadpour
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Malek Ahmadpour

hahahah, Turkey and what army?

Paul Kerry Middlemist
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Paul Kerry Middlemist

Whats wrong Erdogan Scared????

Jannvs Silveianuss Arimin
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Jannvs Silveianuss Arimin

NATO & American puppet

Ramesh Rai
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Ramesh Rai

Your death is near

Michael Dwyer
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Michael Dwyer

To h**l with the Turkish government!

Bob Grigor
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Bob Grigor

Go h**l Go Well

gheorghe
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gheorghe

the dog is barking once again @leithfadel

Vadim
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Vadim

@leithfadel what will he do? Bomb Russian military personal in a foreign country? I guess only with US accordance