Turkish army on war alert

“We are now at a more alert position … Turkey will take whatever measures necessary within the framework of its own strategic interests," Foreign Minister Davutoglu told reporters Wednesday. "The Turkish armed forces have the mandate to take every measure against any security threat from Syria or elsewhere … and retaliate within the rules of engagement." Turkey has the longest border with Syria of any of the wartorn nation's neighbors.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Reply

Comments containing incitement, libel or offensive language are barred under DEBKAfile’s regulations

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *