Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says if regime forces enter the Afrin region to protect the PKK-linked YPG group, then nothing can stop the Turkish army's advance there.
Located along the Syrian border, Kilis is one of the Turkish towns that has seen multiple attacks as Ankara's Operation Olive Branch continues against YPG and Daesh in Afrin. But, Kilis and its people have remained resilient.
Turkey cannot be excluded from vital decision-making in the region, Turkey's President Recep Yayyip Erdogan adding that Turkey would continue to take the fight to PKK terrorists to ensure they pose no threat.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu calls the US decision to back the YPG, a "big mistake" at the Munich Security Conference.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkish military has cleared 300 square kilometres during Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin region.
Turkish president and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed Iraq, Syria, regional developments and the fight against terror on the three-hour meeting which is believed the most difficult leg of a five-day regional visit.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on an official visit to Turkey on February 15-16.
The operation has so far claimed lives of thirty-one Turkish soldiers and at least 60 Free Syrian Army members while Turkish army announced the number of YPG/PKK that have been neutralised during the Operation Olive Branch as 1,439.
Turkey and members of the African Union Commission reaffirmed their desire to strengthen economic and commercial relations at the Turkey-Africa Second Ministerial Review Conference in Istanbul.
The Turkey-Africa conference starts in Istanbul with 19 African countries attending. The conference aims to review the progress made on the partnership with Turkey and to discuss steps that can be taken improve relations.
Is it in the interest of Syrian armed opposition groups, and specifically the Free Syrian Army, to ally with Turkey in Operation Olive Branch?
"Life may be going on for us, but there is a fire at homes of 11 Turkish fallen soldiers," says Bafetimbi Gomis of Galatasaray, a Turkish football club.
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