The decision of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan to open the border to european to syrians fleeing from Idlib after the escalation of the war in Syria (36 the military and Ankara were killed Thursday, the worst massacre of soldiers by 2016), is taking on the Eu, the accusations, the Turkish not to support the Country in the syrian crisis and to block funding to accommodate the number of refugees is growing. To the point that the Turkish leader is ventilando the hypothesis of leave free the border also to the south, where almost a million refugees trying to escape bombardments in Syria.
To the north, in the border zone between Greece and Turkey, hundreds of people are now trapped between the two borders. The greeks did not pass. The turks did not allow them to go back. In Athens the government of conservative prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has summoned a cabinet emergency. The minister of Defence, Nikos Panayotopulos , said the government will strengthen the border, because Greece wants to avoid the entrance both in the Country and in the European Union. "Greece has had to deal with an organized effort, mass, and illegal to violate our borders and foiled, - explained the spokesman of the government, Stelios Petsas -. We have secured our borders and those of Europe. We have prevented over 4,000 attempts of illegal entry in our borders."
the More complicated the control of the maritime situation. Here, migrants are not able to move, only for adverse weather conditions. Voltage that is poured out also in the refugee camps, to Moriah, and Vial, on the islands of Lesvos and Chios, where in the night there were several clashes between refugees and police. Among the asylum seekers was the stroke voice that the european borders had been opened and that a ship was waiting to transfer them. So hundreds of people, exhausted from the cold and crowded in the tents, are racing to reach the transport to the city. The forces of law and order on the islands to them, however, have blocked. Also here, new battles, and some fire.
the flight of The migrants are syrians, but also afghans, iranians, pakistanis, all present and assisted by Turkey, did not, however, surprised the Erdogan government, which has encouraged runoff towards the border areas. Ankara claims to now be able to stop the thrust of the displaced persons towards Europe and those who want to escape the bombs that fall in the north-west of Syria. “Turkey may face a new wave of refugees,” said the Sultan, speaking to the deputies of his own party, Justice and Development. “We will leave open the frontiers of Europe to allow to pass to the tens of thousands of refugees from Syria. The Eu is not doing enough to help Ankara. We do not we will close the doors. From Friday already 18 thousand people have crossed the Turkish borders”.
And, in fact, in Istanbul, the influx of refugees in the station Bayrampasa has driven up ticket prices by 30 percent. The buses are not enough to meet the demands of those who wish to go out towards the Greek border. The flow of migrants is continual, continued on into the night, chasing the dream of reaching the border of Edirne-Pazarkule, and then proceed on foot to Greece, beyond the natural boundary of the river Evros, and arrive in Europe.
Erdogan in Syria is facing Russia, which supports Damascus. So the Turkish leader, asked Vladimir Putin "to leave the Turkey alone against the forces of the syrian regime". These are the words of the head of the Turkish State: "I said to Putin, you make a base if you want, but leave us alone to deal with the regime in Damascus. In Syria for us is not an adventure, we have lost 36 of our". And Moscow has responded positively to the appeal. Russia and Turkey have reached an agreement “to reduce the tensions on the ground, continuing the war to the terrorists, recognized as such by the Security Council,” reads a statement by the Russian ministry of Foreign affairs. Erdogan and Putin will meet on the 6th of march to deepen the situation.
But the massacre of soldiers on the 27th of February in the province, in syria's Idlib is a humiliation for Turkey, in these days of national mourning. And the president, under the fire of criticism of cross of opposition and public opinion, reacted by throwing the accusations on the issue of migrants and on the missing funds requested in Brussels. Certain observers in Europe have come to define this attitude, “blackmail”. And Erdogan's response: "Unfortunately, some have not yet understood the meaning of our presence in Idlib. We have 3, 7 million displaced syrians in Turkey, 1.5 million on the border of Idlib on the run, but are in the 4 million at risk. With Idlib has started a game for us at the corner and us pressure, trying to make us give up what we have obtained in Syria, where the syrians to invite us, and we will not leave until we tell you that the job is finished".
Ankara announced it had destroyed an arsenal of chemical weapons of Damascus, in retaliation for the air strikes that reportedly killed in the military. "Our forces have eliminated an installation located 13 km south of Aleppo, in addition to a large number of other objectives of the scheme," he explained to reporters of a high Turkish official.
The Un Security Council different Countries, starting from those in europe, have asked to stop the military escalation in the north-west of Syria. The United States, however, have given the green light to Turkey to meet, in accordance with the right to self-defence. To launch the alarm about the developments in Idlib is, above all, the secretary-general antónio Guterres . "We arrived at one of the most alarming of the conflict. Without urgent action, the risk of an escalation with even greater increases by the hour. The need is an immediate ceasefire before the situation is completely out of control."
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