Turkey considering 'buffer zone' along Syria border

By REUTERS
March 16, 2012 13:16

 
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ANKARA - Turkey is considering setting up a "security" or "buffer zone" along its border with Syria and may withdraw its ambassador to Damascus after Turkish citizens inside the neighboring country return home, Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday.

The Turkish Foreign Ministry called on all Turkish citizens inside Syria to return to Turkey as soon as possible and said it was closing the consular section of its Damascus embassy next week.

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