Turkey's defence chief, high-level commanders visit Sanliurfa to inspect troops preparing to set up joint operations centre.
PKK terrorist Ahmet Boyraz was killed in Turkey's eastern Erzincan province this week.
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said the US would not be able to delay Ankara in establishing a safe zone in northeastern Syria as a US delegation visits Turkey to discuss the implementation of a Joint Operations Center.
Sky watchers in Turkey's Kutahya province have observed the Perseid meteor shower which occurs every year in August.
Turkey’s National Defence Ministry underlines that efforts were underway towards the establishment of Joint Operations Center and operation "as soon as possible".
Turkey has alternate plans if the agreement with the US to set up a safe zone in northern Syria does not work, Turkish defence minister says. The two countries agreed to set up a peace corridor in Syria to facilitate displaced people.
Tension escalates in Yemen’s Aden city as government forces and southern separatists have been clashing since Wednesday
“Turkey won't allow US to stall the process for the operation in east of Euphrates like they did in Manbij,” says Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar made clear that Turkey will not sit and watch without doing anything, while others drill for oil and gas.
Ten Turkish sailors were abducted off Nigeria in mid-July and released on Friday.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has marked the Muslim religious festival, Eid al Adha by reiterating his determination to fight against terrorist attacks and economic attacks targeting Turkey.
Turkey's presidential aide Ibrahim Kalin and US National Security Advisor John Bolton agreed that the terror corridor in the safe zone area would be turned into a peace corridor for the displaced Syrians longing to return to their homes.
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