Oct 8, 2012

Showdown In Syria

Early Monday morning, there were exchanges of fire in a southeastern zone of Turkey near Syria, Turkish authorities noted.
A mortar shell launched from the Syrian zone landed in Turkey's Altinozu District,authorities said again.
Turkish forces fired "retaliatory shots" into Syria,  because they think that the initial strike was launched by Syrian Security forces, the statement declared.
The opposition Local Coordination Committees of Syria declared that 76 people died across Syria. 
 The Syrian government has restricted any access regarding international journalists.
Syria's vice president may lead a transitional government and Syrian rebels are open to this idea,Turkish foreign minister declared.

Bessam Dade,a political adviser, declared that the  the rebel Free Syrian Army may approve this plan only if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is not granted immunity from prosecution, Turkey's TRT news agency declared.

The  members of the opposition group will meet in Qatar, George Sabra, a spokesman for the Syrian National Council declared.

Rebels want to seize a military camp and they had destroyed three tanks by Monday morning.

Government forces have been shelling the surrounding zone -- and firing mortar rounds that fell into Turkey, a witness  said.

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan  declared the  incident in Akcakale was caused "by artillery fire belonging to the Syrian regime forces." Turkey fired on Syrian government targets in response.

 U.S. presidential candidate supports arming rebels.
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will announce his support regarding  Syrian opposition members in a foreign policy speech ,on next Monday.
The United States is helping Qatar and Saudi Arabia. 
Obama's administration has limited aid to nonlethal materials.

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