Solidarity with Syrians vital, Turkish PM tells Cameron

by editor | 17th February 2012 10:59 am

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ISTANBUL – Do?an News Agency

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It is important to be in solidarity with the Syrian people even though the U.N. Security Council decision process failed, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an told his British counterpart David Cameron during a phone call yesterday.

Erdo?an further said the international community should not stand aside and watch the crisis as the death toll, now a frightening 7,000, rises.

Nearly 10,000 refugees are now in Turkey in flight from the situation in their country, he added.

Erdo?an also mentioned the Friends of Syria meeting next week in Tunisia, where the priority should be “to support the Arab League initiative” on the matter.

The conversation ended by both parties agreeing to continue consultation between Turkey and Britain.

Cameron also wished Erdo?an to “get well soon” following the second surgery he underwent earlier this week, Do?an news agency reported.

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