Turkish PM to mull military operation in Syria with heads of general staff, intelligence
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 22
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim will discuss military operations in the Syrian city of Afrin with Chief of General Staff Hulusi Akar and Head of National Intelligence Organization Hakan Fidan, the Turkish media reported Dec. 22.
The prime minister’s meeting with Akar and Fidan will be held today.
Reportedly, Turkey is moving additional military equipment to the border with Syria.
Earlier, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that the country doesn’t rule out a new military operation against YPG and PYD in the Syrian city of Afrin.
On Oct. 25, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that a new military operation may be held in Afrin.
Turkey has been moving military equipment to its border with Syria since June 21. Military equipment is being deployed in Turkey’s south-central province of Kilis, which borders Syrian territories controlled by YPG and PYD.
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