The Kurds have accused Turkey of the use of Napalm in ‘ afrīn
BEIRUT, 16 Feb — RIA Novosti, Mikhail Alaeddin. The Turkish army uses prohibited by the international Convention weapons during fighting on the Syrian-Turkish border, reported RIA Novosti, the official representative of the Kurdish self-defense forces Afrin Razan the head.
“We can’t talk about the promotion itself (Turkish forces), observed the operation from the “out” that correspond to the tactics of the self defense forces to compensate a large difference in weaponry. The Turkish army has planes, tanks, missiles and uses weapons prohibited by international Convention — Napalm and shells with chlorine gas, the difference in number of soldiers. They have tens of thousands of terrorists, in addition to the Turkish military”, — said the head.
The Syrian national news Agency SANA with reference to the head of the hospital Afrin Joan Mohamad, said earlier on Friday that the hospital received six people with symptoms of suffocation as a result of the use of toxic substances by the Turkish military in the village of Aranda in the Canton of Afrin.
The General staff of the Turkish armed forces on 20 January announced the beginning of “operation Olive branch” against the forces of the Syrian Kurds in the Afrin. Simultaneously with Turkey, the militants of the “free Syrian army”. Damascus strongly condemned Turkey’s actions in ‘ afrīn, noting that it is an integral part of Syria. Moscow in connection with the situation in Afrin called on all parties to show restraint and to respect territorial integrity of Syria.