By Hasan Esen

LONDON

A U.K. government official said Thursday that the martyrdom of Turkish soldiers in Idlib, northwestern Syria was “appalling” and called for an end to the violence in the region.

“The humanitarian crisis in #Idlib is desperate & unacceptable,” James Cleverly, Minister of State for the Middle East, North Africa and International Development, said on Twitter.

“Almost a million people have been displaced in the freezing winter by regime attacks since Dec. 1. #Ukaid is helping to save innocent people. But the violence must stop,” he said.

“It is appalling that more Turkish soldiers and Syrian civilians

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