Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 8
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Precautions are sometimes voiced about the repetition of another World War in view of the recent conflicts in the world, and especially the one going on in the Middle East.
One such precaution has come from Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.
"It is needed to make every effort to prevent the start of World War III," he said in an interview with Star TV, commenting on the latest developments in the region.
He added that currently there is no such danger, as countries have all the capabilities for talks.
"But it is difficult to predict what may happen in the future, if the violations of international law principles continue," said Davutoglu.
The prime minister also noted that Turkey is not, and does not intend to become a party to any conflict.
Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin, at a meeting with the country's defense minister Sergei Shoigu, said the Caspian Flotilla warships fired at the facilities of the "Islamic State" in Syria, hitting all the targets.
"The fact that we conducted the firing from the Caspian Sea at a distance of about 1,500 kilometers using high-precision weapons and hit all the set targets certainly suggests good preparation of the defense-industrial complex, and good training of personnel," said Putin.
From Sept. 30, Russia, at a request by Syrian President Bashar Assad, started air strikes on "Islamic State" targets in Syria, using Su-25, Su-24M, Su-34 jets, which are being covered mid-air by Su-30CM jets.
Targets are chosen on the basis of intelligence data of Russia and Syria, including aerial reconnaissance.
According to Russia's Defense Ministry, the Russian warplanes' equipment allows striking the "Islamic State" throughout Syria with "absolute precision".
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