Erdogan urges world to fight IS
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 31
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
The entire world should stand up to fight against militants of the terrorist organization "Islamic State", said Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan July 31.
He made the remarks while on a visit to Malaysia, according to a report of the Turkish news channel TRT Haber.
Erdogan said the "Islamic State" (IS) is a terrorist organization aiming to denigrate Islam, adding that Turkey is fighting against that organization.
On July 25, the Turkish Air Force launched a major military air operation in the northern Syria against the IS.
Earlier it was reported that the Incirlik air base in the Turkish province of Adana can be used to fight the IS.
A total of 1,300 people suspected of having links with the IS have been detained in the anti-terrorist operations in Turkey.
Edited by SI
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