Syrian MP calls for his country to boycott all Turkish products as a minimum to their occupation on parts of Syria

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January 23, 2018 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

DAMASCUS, Syria – A Syrian Member of Parliament has called for his country to boycott Turkish products as a minimum response to Ankara’s occupation of areas in northern Syria.

Fares Shehabi, MP for Aleppo, made his call in the Syrian Parliament, according to his tweet.

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“Today In the Syrian parliament, I asked the government to establish a special boycott office against all Turkish products. This is the least thing we can do against the ongoing Turkish assault on our land,” he tweeted yesterday.

Shehabi has a strong social media presence, a rarity in the English-language for Syrian politicians.

The call comes as Turkish-led forces attempt to occupy all of the Afrin pocket in northern Syria from Kurdish militias

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