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But first the US State Department standing by Turkey as it strikes back in Syria.
The Turkish military fired artillery into Syria both today and yesterday.
After a Syrian mortar shell killed 500 people or five people rather in a Turkish border town.
Officials in Damascus have reportedly apologized but so far sorry is not cutting it in Turkey.
Turkey's prime minister does say his country has no plans to go to war with Syria and that the latest retaliation is just meant as a warning.
And the US State Department is on board with Turkey's actions -- From our perspective.
The response that Turkey made was appropriate.
It also was designed to strengthen.
The deterrent effect so that these kinds of things don't happen again.
The question is whether Turkey's military response will actually have that effect and keep Syria from doing something like this in the future.
Either way the Turkish parliament has already approved a bill that authorizes military action against Syria even -- -- support from the allies.
The fox sports fish Jonathan Hunt live in New York City -- of the united nations Security Council has just condemned -- attack what do we know.
Yeah just a little lost how well we've got a statement from the Security Council it took a lot of talking to get that today.
Because the Russians Syria's most important and most on an ally wanted to soften the language in this statement in the end the statement.
-- the Syrian action in what he called the strongest possible terms it warned of a widening conflict.
And called for restraint the statement was read out by the president of the Security Council listen.
The members of the comb through the mound that -- such coalition shall renew -- long slow up immediately.
And are not repeated.
The members of the security Carlson.
Called on the Syrian government.
To fully respect the -- and unity and territorial integrity of its neighbors.
Significantly Walt was missing from this statement was it any threat of consequences.
If Syria does not respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of its neighbors Trace.
But -- it appears that nobody wants this to go any further right now everybody is terrified that this could end up as a regional conflict a civil war.
Spilling across the boulders across that long -- that series Syria.
IShares -- -- Turkey cross the border where those mortars fell in that town.
-- -- colleague just yesterday.
Nobody wants to see that that's why we've heard all of these calls for -- straight.
The Turks meanwhile continued to fire artillery shells back towards Syrian positions today.
And in a -- the prime minister's spokesman said the following quote.
Turkey has no interest in a wall with Syria.
But Turkey is capable of protecting it's borders.
And will retaliate when necessary.
For now we understand the guns on both sides have fallen silent.
Everybody is hoping they stay that way at least in terms of the fight between Turkey and Syria Trace.
Indeed the fox sports -- -- correspondent Jonathan Hunt live for us in New York Jonathan thank you and that crisis.
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