Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s intention to overthrow the regime of Bashar al-Assad in Syria got news for the Kremlin, the correspondent .
“The statement really was news,” — said Peskov, the corresponding question of journalists on Wednesday.
He called Erdogan’s statement “very serious” and noted that, in General, it is “discordant with previous”. “The statement, which is discordant with our understanding of the situation with our state’s armed forces which are the only legitimate regime in Syria,” — said the press Secretary of the President.
According to Peskov, the Kremlin hopes that in the near future from the Turkish side “will receive clarification in this regard”.
Tuesday, November 29, the Turkish President said that the aim of the operation in Syria “shield of the Euphrates” is the overthrow of “the tyrant Assad.”