PM: Turkey does not support Syrian wing of Al-Qaeda
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 7
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend: Turkey doesn't support the Syrian wing of Al-Qaeda and other radical Islamic groups, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, TRT Haber TV channel reported on Nov.7.
According to Erdogan, for Turkey there is no difference between the terrorist organisations and Ankara will always fight against terrorism.
He also stressed that only the Free Syrian Army is legitimate for Turkey.
During the conflict in Syria, which began in March 2011, over 115, 000 people were killed and over 4.2 million have become refugees in Syrian territory as well as two million having fled to neighbouring countries. The main burden of receiving refugees lies on Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. The total population of Syria before the conflict amounted to 20 million.