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Turkey offers Russia joint operations against IS in Syria

Turkey on Thursday called on Russia to carry out joint operations against Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Syria.

Published: 11th August 2016 03:54 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th August 2016 03:54 PM   |  A+A-

By AFP

ISTANBUL: Turkey on Thursday called on Russia to carry out joint operations against Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Syria, after crucial talks between President Vladimir Putin and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan aimed at ending a crisis in ties.

"We will discuss all the details. We have always called on Russia to carry out anti-Daesh (IS) operations together," Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in a live interview with the private NTV television, adding that the proposal was still "on the table".



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