Turkey sent hundreds of fighters from northern Syria to fight as mercenaries against Armenia and in support of Azerbaijan.
Speaking to Vatican Radio, Fr. Ibrahim Asabagh affirmed that "Syrians suffer more now than during the nine years of the war."
Secretary General of Caritas International, Aloysius John described the situation in the country as tragic.
Between 300,000 to 900,000 Christians have left the country since the outbreak of the Syrian Civil War in 2011.
Turkish-backed Islamist militants kidnapped fourteen Kurd Christians in Syria.
Turkey and its jihadist allies suspended the water supply to Christian towns in North-East Syria.
Human rights abuses and religious freedom violations remain a widespread issue in this Middle Eastern region
The end of July marks the seven-year anniversary of when Father Paolo Dall’Oglio went missing in Syria.
Although a seemingly pro-Christian decision from both Syria and Russia, this announcement is laced with geopolitical motives.