Churkin calls for strengthening Syrian-Turkish border control
New York, – Russia’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, called for strengthening the Syrian-Turkish border control to prevent the smuggling of terrorists and arms.
Speaking during the UN Security Council’s meeting on the humanitarian situation in Syria, Churkin stressed that humanitarian corridors should not be used to supply terrorists with fighters, weapons and ammunition, adding that it is very important condition in order to reach out a solution to the humanitarian problems in Aleppo .
He noted that any future humanitarian truce in Aleppo should not be exploited by armed groups to enhance their supply resources or rearrange their ranks, expressing hope that those who support the “opposition groups” would be able to guarantee the latter’s commitment to next agreements and their terms.
A series of meeting are currently held between military experts and politicians from Russia and the U.S. in the Swiss capital of Geneva discussing means of cessation of hostilities and counter-terrorism in Syria.
Source: Syrian Arab News Agencyhttps://syrianewsgazette.com/churkin-calls-for-strengthening-syrian-turkish-border-control/Government