"Syrian PM Otari: Turkey is Representative of Arab and Islamic World in the EU
Syrian Prime Minister Mohammad Naji Otari said: 'We see Turkey as representative of the Arab and Islamic World in the EU'. Otari gave an interview to a Turkish daily and declared Syria's support for Turkey's EU membership. He also claims that Turkey can play a constructive role in US-Syria relations.
Syrian Prime Minister Mohammad Naji Otari, spoke to Zaman after Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Syria. In today's part of the speech, he said that the USA has no valid reason to intervene into Syria and an operation in these circumstances would be a 'new colonialism.'Otari also evaluated Turkey's EU membership, Lebanon policy and terror. "
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