Turkey and the European Union need to work in cooperation to address common challenges, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said late Tuesday.

Mentioning his meeting with Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu, Borrell said pressure and unilateral action are not the answer.

“We need to work hand in hand to address common challenges, for the benefit of both Turkey and the EU,” Borrell said on Twitter.

Touching on the humanitarian situation in Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib and stressing the importance of de-escalation in the region, he said there is a need to have

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