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Last Updated : Aug 19, 2019 08:07 AM IST | Source: Reuters

Iran says US move on north Syria safe zone is 'provocative'

The United States and Turkey last week agreed to set up a joint operations centre for a proposed zone along Syria's northeast border.


A US agreement to set up a safe zone in northern Syria, a close ally of Iran, is "provocative and worrisome", the Iranian foreign ministry was reported to have said by the semi-official Fars news agency.

The United States and Turkey last week agreed to set up a joint operations centre for a proposed zone along Syria's northeast border.

"Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi ... said the recent announcements and agreements by American officials about creating a safe zone in northern Syria are provocative and worrisome," Fars reported.

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First Published on Aug 19, 2019 08:00 am
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