Kremlin Admits it is puzzled by Erdogan

Kremlin Admits it is puzzled by Erdogan

A top Russian diplomat rebuked Turkey’s president over his comments on Syria today, saying they contradict international agreements on the war-wracked country. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov told Russian news agencies Nov. 30 that his government was puzzled by Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s assertion a day earlier that Turkey was in Syria for no reason other than to topple President Bashar al-Assad. “We are there to bring justice. We are there to end the rule of the cruel Assad, who has been spreading state terror,” Erdogan said.

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Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov speaks to journalists upon his arrival in Damascus, Dec. 10, 2014.
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