Steven Staples on CTV News, “Turkey fires artillery at Syria after 5 civilians killed in Turkish border village”

Steven Staples, President of the Rideau Institute, appeared on CTV News on Wednesday, October 3, to comment on Turkey’s response to Syrian shells hitting a Turkish border town.
The video is available on the CTV News site.

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