October 13, 201922.30 Merkel and Macron ask together that Turkey "put an end to the offensive in Syria". The French president and the German chancellor did it jointly in Paris, raising the alarm about the possibility of an "unsustainable humanitarian situation" and the risk that ISIS "re-emerges in the region". "We cannot accept these things against the Kurds, another solution must be found," added Merkel, after speaking on the phone with Turkish President Erdogan, to whom he had reiterated: "The invasion of Syria must cease".