Cabinet of Ministers meeting kicks off in Turkey
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 7
By Orkhan Guluzade – Trend:
A meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, chaired by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has started in Turkey, Anadolu Agency reports.
According to the report, the Shield of the Euphrates operation and the fight against the movement of Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of involvement in the military coup attempt, are being discussed at the meeting in the presidential palace in Ankara.
On Aug. 24 morning, the Turkish Air Force, with the support of the coalition aircraft, launched an operation to liberate the city of Jarabulus from the IS militants in northern Syria, near Aleppo.
The operation was dubbed Shield of the Euphrates.
Syria has been suffering from an armed conflict since March 2011, which, according to the UN, has so far claimed over 500,000 lives.
Militants from various armed groups are confronting the Syrian government troops. The “Islamic State” (IS, ISIL, ISIS or Daesh), the YPG and the PYD are the most active terrorist groups in Syria.
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