EU: Ongoing escalation in Idlib bears risk of international military confrontation
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  • 13:56 28 February 2020

EU: Ongoing escalation in Idlib bears risk of international military confrontation

“Ongoing escalation in Idlib needs to stop urgently,” Josep Borrell, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of EU Commission wrote on Twitter, ONA reports.

“Idlib - ongoing escalation around needs to stop urgently. There is a risk of sliding into a major open international military confrontation. It is also causing unbearable humanitarian suffering and putting civilians in danger. EU calls on all sides for rapid de-escalation and regret all loss of life. The EU will consider all necessary measures to protect its security interests. We are in touch with all relevant actors,” Josep Borrell twitted.

Zumrud Pashkin

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