Panetta Speaks about Turkey Syria Conflict:USA News

Panetta Speaks about Turkey Syria Conflict:USA News

Warwick : NY : USA | Oct 07, 2012 at 1:27 AM PDT
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'Unbridled Hypocrisy?' Panetta flies no-fly zone flag over Syria, blasts Iran
USA Minister Speaks about Turkey Syria conflicts.Panetta Says Turkey-Syria Clashes May Escalate. LIMA, Peru—The continued exchange of artillery fire between Syria and Turkey raises additional concerns that the conflict may escalate and spread to neighboring countries, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Saturday. Mr. Panetta said the U.S. is using its diplomatic channels to relay worries about the fighting in the hopes that it won't broaden.This has become the top story of America today.Read the entire top stories of America. His comments came on the heels of warnings from Turkey's prime minister that his country isn't far from war with Syria. Turkey and Syria traded artillery fire Saturday as rebels clashed with President Bashar al-Assad's forces near the border, heightening the fears that the crisis could erupt into a regional conflict. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday cautioned Damascus not to test Turkey's "limits and determination" and said Ankara wasn't bluffing in saying it won't tolerate such acts. Read more at
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Turkey has hit back with artillery strikes on Syrian targets
Turkey has hit back with artillery strikes on Syrian targets
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