Image Credit: Stringer/Reuters

Syria & Turkey News | Turkmen

Syrian Turkmens flee coastal Syria for Turkey as violence intensifies
  • Hundreds of Syria’s minority Turkmen community left the province of Latakia for Turkey as violence between pro-government and opposition forces increased.
  • Women- and children-majority groups were bussed across the Turkish border as a key opposition-held town fell in the province.
  • Turkey has been particularly critical of what it argues has been Russia’s targeting of the Turkmen minority, which has displaced tens of thousands among the Turks’ ethnic cousins.

Read more:
Syrian Turkmens cross to Turkey, fleeing advances of pro-Assad forces” (Reuters)
Hundreds of Turkmens flee Russian airstrikes, enter Turkey” (Today’s Zaman)
Displaced Turkmen Villagers Brace for a Cold Winter” (Syria Deeply)

(Image Credit: Stringer/Reuters)

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