Azerbaijan, Baku, August 27 /Trend A.Tagiyeva/
Ankara has a mandate to carry out military operations against Syria in the case of when a Turkish security threat comes from that country, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said, Sabah newspaper reported on Tuesday.
According to him, if there is a necessity to strengthen the mandate to conduct a large scale operation in Syria, then the Turkish government will turn to the country's parliament.
Turkey seeks to coordinate its steps with the UN Security Council and to impose joint sanctions related to Syria for a military operation in that country, the head of Foreign Affairs Ministry said.
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 near Damascus 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's 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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