Turkish FM says incidents in camps for Syrians unacceptable
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Monday that incidents that took place in camps in southeastern Turkey where Syrians were staying were unacceptable.
Diplomatic officials said that Davutoglu and the head of the Syrian National Council (SNC)Abdulbasid Seyda discussed the current situation in Syria and transition process.
Davutoglu said in the meeting that a sectarian war must not be allowed in Syria.
In regard to incidents in camps, he said that they did not want such incidents to occur again.
SNC delegation said that they did not approve what has happened in camps, and they appreciated Turkish government' hospitality.
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu received Seyda in Ankara.
When a reporter said PKK flag was hoisted in some regions in the north of Syria, Seyda said that Kurdish groups supported revolution in Syria, stating that they ordered that no flags apart from independence flag would be hoisted in Syria.
Replying to a question, Seyda said most of border gates in Syria were controlled by Free Syrian Army, and they had meeting with Turkey regarding rearrangement of these border gates.
Answering a question on post-Assad period, he said that they were working on this period. After fall of Assad regime, local coordination committees would rule the country and then elections would be held, he said.
Since the beginning, SNC received financial and logistic assistance by Turkey, Seyda said.
SNC head said they appreciated Turkey for its support to the Syrian people.
Regarding incidents in camps where Syrian people have been staying in southeastern Turkey, Seyda said these incidents were individual.
Turkey was hosting 40,000 Syrians, he said, adding that they condemned irresponsible attitudes.