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German defense minister floats 'security zone' along Syria-Turkish border

An internationally controlled zone inside northern Syria on its border with Turkey has been floated by Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. It follows Turkey's bid to evict Kurdish fighters and resettle refugees.

German defense minister floats 'security zone' along Syria-Turkish border

German defense minister floats 'security zone' along Syria-Turkish border

STEPANAKERT, OCTOBER 22,  ARTSAKHPRESS: German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer told DW Monday she would discuss her plan on the fringe of a NATO military alliance meeting in Brussels on Thursday and Friday.

The plan had been coordinated with Chancellor Angela Merkel and submitted to Western allies, she added.

"My recommendation is that we establish an internationally controlled security zone in cooperation with Turkey and Russia," said Kramp-Karrenbauer, who is also head of Merkel's Christian Democratic (CDU) party.


     

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