Turkey will open the doors for millions of Syrian refugees in Europe, if the EU is to criticize the operation of Ankara, the President said.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to give the possibility of 3.6 million Syrian refugees to travel from Turkey to Europe, if the EU is to criticize the operation of Ankara in Syria. About it reports on Thursday, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to korrespondent.net.
Speaking in Ankara, Erdogan threatened to “open the door” for illegal immigrants and warned the EU from using the term “invasion” in respect of the operation “Spring of peace”.
“If the EU is to stick the label of occupation to the operation “Spring of peace”, Turkey will open the doors for millions of Syrian refugees, that they went to Europe,” said Erdogan.
“Turkey will ignore the criticism of operation “Spring of peace”, which we began against the terrorist elements at a time as 10 foreign forces operating freely in Syria,” — said the President.
In addition, he criticized Egypt and Saudi Arabia for their rejection of the Turkish operation.
“First, I call on Saudi Arabia to look in the mirror and answer the question, what are you doing in Yemen,” he said.
Erdogan also said that since the beginning of the operation the Turkish military destroyed 109 terrorists. In total, according to Erdogan, over the last four years Turkey had “neutralized” a total of 16 thousand terrorists.
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At the same time, media reported that the shelling of the Syrian Kurds in Turkish cities Akcakale and Ceylanpinar on the border with Syria were injured at least 18 people.