Turkey Main Loser of Syria War: Egyptian Political Analyst

Turkey Main Loser of Syria War: Egyptian Political Analyst
Wed Mar 16, 2016 16:46:02

Coordinator of Egypt's Shiite Youth blasted the Ankara government for supporting the terrorist groups, and said that Turkey's policies in Syria have backfired.

"Turkey which has recently become the target of terrorist attacks is the biggest loser of war in Syria," Heidar Qandil told FNA on Wednesday.

He underlined that Syria's enemies are losers of war in Syria and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is at the top of list of the losers of the Syrian crisis.

Qandil reiterated that the recent terrorist attacks in the Turkish capital are the outcome of Erdogan's regional policies.

Some Erdogan's critics say the government is turning a blind eye to terror, or ineffectively handling the increasingly dire security situation.

"Hundreds of our people have lost their lives because of terror,” said Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the head of Turkey’s main opposition party, CHP, who noted that Ankara still doesn’t have a police chief after the last one was fired in October following a deadly twin bombing blamed on ISIS. “Who is responsible for this?”

Violence has surged in the Turkish southeast, where hundreds of people have been killed since a truce fell apart last summer. Some Kurdish towns look more like war-battered Syria than Turkey, as security forces battle Kurdish militants and impose curfews on Kurdish populations, FNA reported.


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