The Baghdad Post

France Freezes All Weapons Exports to Turkey

France announced on Saturday that it will freeze all weapons exports to Turkey, according to a foreign ministry. statement.

The statement stressed that the Turkish attack threatens the security of Europe.

It is noteworthy that Netherlands and Norway, in addition to France and Finland, have also frozen all weapons exports to Turkey in the wake of the recent offensive against Syria.

On Wednesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the start of aggression on northeastern Syria.

Through the ground offensive, Turkey wants to create a safe zone on the Kurdish militia-held territory along its border.

The operation came after U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly withdrew American troops from the area following a phone call on Sunday with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The “Operation Peace Spring” has sparked widespread condemnation from around the world. Source