Azerbaijan, Baku, August 27 /Trend A.Tagiyeva/
Turkey is ready to provide a mandate for military operations in Syria jointly with Western coalition forces, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arınc said in his interview to CNN Turk TV Channel onTuesday.
"However providing a mandate for military operations in Syria will depend on the decision of Turkish Parliament. Without parliament's approval the government will not be able to provide mandate," Deputy Priem Minister said.
According to him, coalition forces from 20-25 countries will be able to participate in the operation in Syria, and Turkey is ready to take its place in these operations, the purpose of which is to stop bloodshed in Syria.
Another escalation of the situation in Syria occurred on Wednesday, August 21, when a number of media outlets reported about the large-scale use of chemical weapons nearDamascus by the Syrian Government Troops.
According to the preliminary data, over 600 people became the victims of the attack. National Coalition of Syrian Opposition claims that the number of victims could reach 1,300 people. After the incident the parties of the conflict repeatedly declared about their innocence, and accused the opponents.
The inspection is carried out on the case, during which, as it is expected, UN experts will take part. Earlier the US president declared that the use of chemical weapon will be a "red line" for Bashar Assad regime. Some Western countries has already supported intervention to Syria, and several Media outlets reported about the preparation of Navy and Air Force of these countries to begin the intervention.
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