Erdogan calls on UN member countries to back Turkey's efforts to ensure security in Syria's Idlib

Erdogan calls on UN member countries to back Turkey's efforts to ensure security in Syria's Idlib
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Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan while addressing UN General Assembly in New York at has called on UN member countries to back Turkey's efforts to ensure security in Syria's Idlib to avoid mass migration, massacres, APA reports.

"Efficient functioning of Constitutional Committee critical for political, territorial unity of Syria" said President Erdogan.

Mr Erdogan said in 2019, Turkey saved 32,000 irregular migrants from drowning at sea, repatriated 58,000, not including Syrians.

"Int’l community losing ability to find lasting solutions to challenges such as terrorism, hunger, misery, climate change"

"We can't leave fate of humanity to discretion of a handful of countries, I emphasize once again that world is bigger than five"

"Nuclear power should be forbidden for all or permissible to everyone"

"Turkey most generous country with humanitarian aid; hosts largest number of displaced people globally"

"Turkey hosting 5M refugees fleeing conflict, starvation, persecution -- more than population of 29 US states"

"In 2019, Turkey saved 32,000 irregular migrants from drowning at sea, repatriated 58,000, not including Syrians"

"Efficient functioning of Constitutional Committee critical for political, territorial unity of Syria"

"Despite long negotiations, Cyprus issue not resolved due to uncompromising, inequitable, unjust position of Greek Cypriots"

Note the 74th session of the UN General Assembly opened on 17 September, with the first day of the high-level General Debate taking place on 24 September.

Leaders and delegates from the UN’s 193 member states have gathererd at UN headquarters in New York City to discuss international issues.

The focus of the upcoming discussions is more than 170 issues covering the entire spectrum of problems affecting the globe: from acute regional conflicts to key economic, environmental and humanitarian challenges.

Faiq Mahmudov

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