​​​​​​​Panorama of the week: Deportation of Syrian refugees violates laws

Reports said that the deportation of Syrian refugees carried out by Turkey faces many mistakes and is in violation of international law, while the reconciliations carried out by the Turkish occupation state with the countries of the region faltered.

​​​​​​​Panorama of the week: Deportation of Syrian refugees violates laws
6 August 2023   01:59

The Arab newspapers issued during the past week touched on the process of transferring Syrian refugees to the occupied Syrian regions, in addition to the escalation in the Gulf, as well as the relations of the Turkish occupation state with the countries of the region.

Many and certain mistakes surround the process of deporting Syrian refugees from Türkiye

The beginning is with the Syrian issue, and in this context, al-Sharq al-Awsat newspaper confirmed that the forced deportation process that Turkey is conducting against the Syrian refugees is surrounded by many and certain mistakes, the first of which is that it violates international law, which prohibits the return of refugees to a place other than the one from which they came, as well as the deportation of refugees. To unsafe places, and the Turkish authorities know more than any other party that most of the deportees are not from the places they are deported to in northwestern Syria, and they know that these areas are not safe. The second mistake in the deportations is that they are not carried out according to the law. The most important thing is that the mistakes left by the deportations are negative effects and repercussions among the Syrians on the one hand, and among the Turks on the other hand.

Turkey seeks to persuade Russia to return to the grain export agreement

Regarding Russian-Turkish relations, al-Sharq al-Awsat newspaper indicated that Turkey is looking forward to persuading Russia to return to the Safe Passage of Grain Agreement in the Black Sea, which was suspended due to Moscow's refusal to extend its work after its expiration on July 17 (July) during possible telephone talks between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin on Wednesday.

The newspaper noted the decline in the course of growing relations between Russia and Turkey during the last period regarding several files, and referred to Erdogan's announcement that preparations are underway to receive Russian President Putin in August, stressing their consensus "on extending the grain agreement", signed in Istanbul on July 22, 2022 between Russia and Ukraine with the mediation of Turkey and the auspices of the United Nations. However, the Kremlin announced that it "does not know anything about the existence of such a consensus."

Turkey's reconciliations with the countries of the region are faltering

The Lebanese newspaper, Al-Akhbar, dealt with the issue of faltering reconciliations between Turkey and the countries of the region, especially after talking about postponing the visit of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Turkey.

In this context, the newspaper indicated that Turkey witnessed three negative events in its efforts to connect the threads with the others. The first is the postponement of Benjamin Netanyahu's visit, and the second is the renewal of Bashar al-Assad, his demand for Turkey to withdraw from his country, before any resumption of reconciliation meetings between the two sides, which is what It means more stumbling blocks in the path of reconciliation between Ankara and Damascus. Thirdly, the newspaper points out that after these two events, Sisi decided to postpone his visit to Turkey.

T/ Satt.