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15-10-2019, 21:41 UTC
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Czech Republic suspends weapons exports to Turkey
[15.10.2019]   Daniela Lazarová

Turkish army personnel carriers are parked on a road towards the border of Syria in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 14, 2019, photo: ČTK/AP/Emrah Gurel The Czech Republic has joined other EU member states in halting weapons exports to Turkey over its military offensive in northern Syria. The Czech foreign minister on Monday urged Turkey to halt the offensive and open the door to negotiations aimed at finding a political solution to the conflict.

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