#SyrianWar: NATO to hold emergency consultations on Idlib

BRUSSELS,  NATO will hold emergency consultations on Friday at Turkey’s request to exchange information on Syria’s Idlib.

Turkish military came under heavy Syrian force shelling on Thursday with at least 33 Ankara men eliminated and more that 50 others injured.

Russian defense ministry on Friday say the Turkish troops who came under fire from Syrian troops on February 27 were among the advancing militants, the Russian Defense Ministry told reporters. added that Russian aircraft did not carry out airstrikes near Behun in Syria’s Idlib.

Turkey has been accused of heavily arming and sporting the rebels and militias in Idlib province of Aleppo and fronting for NATO to prolong the civil war in Syria as Russia is determined to restores the Arab state hood.

According to the information on NATO’s website, the North Atlantic Council, which includes the ambassadors of all 29 NATO member-states, "will meet on Friday 28 February, following a request by Turkey to hold consultations under Article 4 of NATO’s founding Washington Treaty on the situation in Syria."

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announces North Atlantic Council to meet following Turkey’s request for Article 4 consultations on the situation in Syria.

Under Article 4, any member country can request consultations with its NATO partners, if it believes that its security is threatened.

The UN on Monday said that the latest fighting was coming "dangerously close" to encampments of the displaced, risking an imminent "bloodbath".

A member of NATO United States has already condemned the Syrian action as NATO said it would hold urgent talks on the crisis on Friday.

The Libya crisis since 2011 remains a grave source of concern for insecurity and illegal  migration of Africans, mostly youths into Europe. 

NATO members without a well thought out agenda of the aftermath of operations in the North African country, sponsored and supported the rebels in Libya and ousted Muhammad Gadafi leading into more security and insurgency threats for the region.

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