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Turkish operation in Syria is "Unacceptable": Italian FM

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019 09:50 GMT

Turkey's offensive against Kurdish forces in Syria is "unacceptable", Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Thursday October 10th, calling for an immediate end to the fighting, Reuters has reported.

"As a government we think that the Turkish offensive initiative is unacceptable. We condemn it ... because military action in the past has always led to more terrorism," Di Maio, who is head of the co-ruling 5-Star Movement, said on the sidelines of a conference in Rome.

"We call for an immediate end to this offensive which is absolutely not acceptable given that the use of force continues to endanger the life of the Syrian people, who have already experienced tragedy in recent years," he said. 

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