“Turkey has security difficulties on the border with Syria. However, I urge Turkey, as well as other actors, to act with restraint and stop the operations that are already underway while we speak here. This military action does not lead to good results, ”-

He added that if Turkey’s plans include creating a safe zone, Ankara should not expect from Brussels that the EU will pay for it.

At the same time, Juncker emphasized that "Turkey is, of course, a key partner for the European Union, especially when it comes to cooperation on migration issues."

Earlier, Turkey launched an operation in Syria, as stated by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

According to the head of state, the operation "will eliminate the terrorist threat against Turkey."

Federica Mogherini, head of EU diplomacy, said military action in northeastern Syria "will exacerbate the suffering of the civilian population."