he United Nations Security Council condemned Syria's mortar attack on a Turkish town on Wednesday that killed five people, demanding that "such violations of international law stop immediately." Turkey, in retaliation, shelled targets inside Syria later that day and Thursday. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his country has no desire to start a war with Syria.
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