Erdogan to Assad: Tanks can’t preserve power forever

22.11.2011                      25.Cheschwan. 5772

Türkei – Syrien:

Erdogan to Assad: Tanks can't preserve power forever

Turkish PM warns Syrian president that violent crackdown against dissent will not sustain his rule.

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday warned Syrian President Bashar Assad that he could "remain in power with tanks and cannons only up to a certain point," AFP reported.
Speaking in Istanbul following reports that two Turkish citizens were wounded when gunmen opened fire on a convoy of Turkish buses carrying pilgrims in northern Syria, Erdogan warned Assad, "The day will come when you'll also leave."…