Erdogan: Turkey is not going to maintain a military presence in the North of Syria after the liberation of the territory.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the intention to create a security zone in Syria.
As Erdogan said on February 13 during a speech in Bahrain, the zone would include an area of at least 4-5 thousand square kilometers, reported DW with reference to Reuters.
The Turkish President stressed that over this area should establish a no-fly zone.
Erdogan also spoke about the plans to expand military operations of the Turkish army on the city of Raqqa and Manbij after the liberation of the city of El-Baba from the militants of the terrorist group Islamic state.
According to him, Turkey is not going to maintain its military presence in the North of Syria after the liberation of the territory from militants and Kurdish fighters of ID, because it will be for his country “a great luxury”.
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