Syria's UN representative, Bashar al-Jaafari, made a statement during which he emphasized that Syria did not apologize to Turkey for the mortar attack but rather gave its condolences for the loss of life. He also stressed that the investigation is not over yet. He denied that Syria claims responsibility for the mortar attack on Turkey.
in the other hand Turkey says Syria admits shelling Turkish village, apologizes for civilian deaths
Syria has apologized through the United Nations for the mortar strike which killed five civilians in southeast Turkey on Wednesday and said such an incident would not be repeated, Deputy Prime Minister Besir Atalay said on Thursday.
"Syria accepts that it did it and apologizes. They said nothing like this will happen again. That's good. The UN mediated and spoke to Syria in the evening," Atalay said.
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