Syria's new best friend

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    LINK: guardian.co.uk Turkey, Syria's new best friend


    If you want to hear another voice, here is Joshua Landis, Co-director of the Center for Middle East Studies and an associate professor at the University of Oklahoma. He says:

    Syria Comment » Archives » Turk & Syria – Assad Interview: Muslim Brothers, Kurds, Iraq, Israel



    In same link is a very long and actual interview with Syrian President Assad.
    Assad:
     
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    LINK: Syria-Turkey strategic cooperation- BERİL DEDEOĞLU



    Strengthening Turkey-Syria ties put Israel on backburner

    ANKARA – Hürriyet Daily News
    Turkey is turning to Syria to transform its relationship from cooperation to integration. Turkey’s move raises questions about whether the strengthening ties with Syria signal a shift in regional balances and its strategic alliance with Israel.
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    Strengthening Turkey-Syria ties put Israel on backburner - Hurriyet Daily News and Economic Review
     
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    On left side Turkish Foreign-Minister Davutoglu, on right side Syrian foreign minister signing the High-Strategic Cooperation Accord:

    If there is talk of integration, this means off course not Turkish power sharing to Syria or letting Syria have a say in Turkish position on the region.
    Before they swallow us, we swallow them.
    It is also only Turkey to have the balls to guarantee Syrian security through integration.

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