Turkey briefs UN chief after mortar strike

October 3, 2012 17:35

ANKARA - Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu briefed the UN Secretary-General in a telephone call on Wednesday after a mortar bomb fired from Syria landed in Turkey, killing at least five people.

"The minister has briefed UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the developments in Akcakale during a telephone conversation," the Foreign Ministry said in a statement, referring to the Turkish border town where the mortar struck.

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