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Turkish government captures all churches in Diyarbakir city and declares them state property

Turkish government ordered to seize six churches in southern city of Diyarbakir including a 1700 years old church. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan passed the order on March 25.

Government said they wants to rebuild the restore the historical buildings that have been destroyed in war between government forces and Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK). Continue reading Turkish government captures all churches in Diyarbakir city and declares them state property

Thousands of rebels entered in Syria with the help of Turkey

According to a news report by Reuters, at least two thousand Syrian rebel fighters have entered in Azzaz city of Syria with the help of Turkey. Rebel fighters are equipped with all sort of weapons.

“We have been allowed to move everything from light weapons to heavy equipment mortars and missiles and our tanks,” disclosed a commander of the rebel forces on the condition of anonymity.

Syrian government said Turkey army is entering in Syria secretly to help insurgents. The UK’s Observatory for Human Rights has confirmed that insurgents entering in Syria in covert manner.

Turkey is leaving no stone unturned to support rebels against Syrian Army and its allies. According to sources Turkey providing heavy military hardware and ammunitions to insurgents.

Washington is supporting Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD).Turkey who is also a NATO member is not happy with US on this issue.