Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Ankara, if necessary, will make every effort to ensure security in Syria East of the Euphrates, said on Saturday the news Agency “Anadolu”.
“If our troops will begin to monitor the area for several weeks, then Turkey will develop a plan of operation,” Erdogan said in a speech in Istanbul.
According to Erdogan, Turkey will be blamed on her opponents as if in the next few weeks in parts of Syria East of the Euphrates will not be created a security zone with the participation of the Turkish military and with the interests of Ankara.
Turkey and the United States in August, after several months of consultations, reached agreement on the beginning of the creation of a security zone in Syria on the border with Turkey.
Turkey wants to protect the border from the Kurdish “the people’s protection Units”, which in Ankara consider a terrorist, wants the security zone went 30 to 40 kilometers into Syria. In addition, Turkey insists that all the forces of the “people’s protection Units” were removed from this area and their facilities