Frustrated India tries to settle score against Turkey

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Frustrated India tries to settle score against Turkey

NEW DELHI - Frustrated India tries to settle score against Turkey over the war in Syria, Indian media has reported.

India has expressed its "deep concern" at the Turkish invasion of northern Syria, an area dominated by minority Kurds who Ankara has blamed for terrorism.

In a strong response by New Delhi, the Ministry of External Affairs said, "The unilateral military offensive by Turkey in north-east Syria..undermine stability in the region and the fight against terrorism."

Further, the MEA said that the west Asian country's action has the "potential for causing humanitarian and civilian distress" and urged it to "exercise restraint and respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria."It called on Ankara to peaceful settle "all issues through dialogue and discussion."