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Turkey: NATO

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL884, tabled on 13 June 2022

To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they will have with NATO members regarding the warning given by the President of Turkey about a planned military offensive in the Syrian areas of Tel Rifaat and Manbij.

Answered on

27 June 2022

In light of recent public statements we are concerned about any potential military escalation in northern Syria. We continue to engage with Türkiye and international partners, to encourage restraint, underlining the risks to the stability and security of the region of further military activity.