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Turkey Are Targeting Mainstream Journalists Amid Syrian Ceasefire

March 3, 2016 - 8:35am

Turkey have deliberately violated the Syrian ceasefire a total of 31 times, according to Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova.  “Over the first three days [of the ceasefire] the total number of local reconciliation agreements has increased to 38,” she said. “Also, 31 cases of violation of the ceasefire regime have been registered. The American group on [Syrian] reconciliation has been informed of these facts,” she said. Russia say that journalists from 11 large media outlets have come under heavy fire in Syria as a result of Turkish shelling.