Riyadh, Ankara instruct terror groups in Syria: Jafari

Bashar Ja’afari, the permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in his country on February 24, 2016 at the UN in New York. AFP

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  • Syria’s U-N envoy accuses Riyadh and Ankara of instructing terror groups to carry out attacks in Syria, linking the attacks to the Saudi-backed opposition that left the peace talks last week.
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