Pointing out that the regime's indiscriminate attacks are "not a genuine or effective campaign against terrorism", Erdoğan once again highlighted the importance of a complete cease-fire in the region.
"I can say we've been in consultations with the British and the French who have joined us in the second strike and they also agree that another use of chemical weapons will result in a much stronger response".
Residents were said to be preparing themselves ahead of expected offensives on Syria's last rebel stronghold.
The intense air raids came a day after Iran and Russian Federation backed a military campaign in the rebel-held area despite Turkey's pleas for a ceasefire. And Turkey, the US and France have threatened to retaliate against Syria, though the countries didn't say exactly what could lead to a military response.
US National Security Adviser John Bolton said the US, Britain and France had agreed another use of chemical weapons by the Syrian Government would result in a "much stronger response" compared to previous air strikes.
But Turkey is now looking to use the area as a potential refuge for civilians trapped in Idlib if it is unable to secure a buffer zone for civilians along the border in the event of a full-scale assault by pro-Syrian government forces. This prompted the clashes, which lasted no more than 20 minutes, Sheikmos said. The Americans, Russians, Iranians, Turks, Israelis and more have all been involved in Syria's conflict to varying degrees, turning it into a proxy battleground for various global interests.
There are estimated to be as many as three million civilians living in the province.
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The first signs of the predicted mass movement of Syrian civilians seeking to escape an imminent joint Russian-Syrian air assault emerged on Monday when the United Nations said 30,000 of the 3.5 million people in the opposition-run enclave of Idlib had already been internally displaced.
A third US strike likely would be more expansive than the first two, and Mr. Trump would again have to consider whether or not to hit targets like Russian air defenses in an effort to deliver a more punishing blow to Mr. Assad's military. USA warships launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at the base. Russia's military intervention three years ago turned the tide in Assad's favor at a time when he held less than a quarter of his country's territory. Russian Federation was the framework guarantor of removing all the chemical weapons, but apparently did not live up to the deal.
The Syrian regime has repeatedly used chemical weapons.
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Now, the use of chemical weapons is a "red line" that, if crossed, will trigger USA and European military response.
Citing unnamed officials, the newspaper reported "new U.S. intelligence" which showed Assad's order has "cleared the way" for the use of the gas. The Administration has been deliberately vague on the topic. Previously, an alleged chemical weapons attack in the town of Douma, 10km north of the capital, Damascus, was used as pretext for American, British, and French airstrikes against Syrian government targets in April, while an attack in the northern city of Khan Shaykhun in 2017 was also blamed on Assad, and triggered a United States missile attack in response. Hundreds of thousands of people could be killed.
HTS and rebels are also present in adjacent areas of the neighbouring provinces of Aleppo, Hama and Latakia.