President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has hinted at further steps to secure Syria’s Idlib province, clarifying that while the Free Syrian Army is currently engaged in operations there, Turkish soldiers are â€śnot there yetâ€ť.
Speaking at the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s 26th consultation and assessment meeting in the Aegean province of Afyonkarahisar Saturday, Erdogan said: â€śCurrently, the Free Syrian Army is conducting the operations, Turkish soldiers are not there yet.”
“We intend to further enhance our steps in providing safety to Idlib now. There is a serious operation in Idlib today and it is going to continue.”
He also affirmed Turkey’s support for people escaping Syriaâ€™s Aleppo, adding: “We will never allow a terror corridor along our Syria border.”