Russia calls Turkey strikes on Syria 'absolute lawlessness': RIA

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Posted: Feb 17, 2016 2:32 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's foreign ministry said on Wednesday Turkish artillery strikes on northern Syria are "absolute lawlessness", Russia's RIA state news agency reported.

"What is happening on the Turkish-Syrian border now is absolute lawlessness..." Maria Zakharova, the spokeswoman of the Russian foreign ministry, was quoted as saying.

"Turkey shells settlements across the border, transfers money, people and supplies there."

(Reporting by Ekaterina Golubkova, writing by Maria Tsvetkova, editing by Christian Lowe)