Ahmet Davutoglu: Turkey will take measures to protect its national security
Turkey will take all necessary measures to protect its national security, Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said, commenting tensions with neighboring Syria.
"If our border will be is trespassed again, we will take the necessary measures," the minister stated, quoted by NTV television.
Relations of Syria and Turkey intensified in early October, when in the Turkish area of Akchakale were fired Syrian shells and five people were killed and 11 were injured. In response, the Turkish parliament gave the government one year right to conduct cross-border military operations, RIA Novosti reported.