UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday he would discuss developments in northwestern Syria by telephone with his US counterpart Donald Trump in the coming days as the Syrian government continued its offensive in the region.
Earlier on Friday, Erdogan told Russian President Vladimir Putin by telephone that the attack was causing a humanitarian crisis and threatening Turkey’s national security.
Erdogan said at a ceremony marking the 18th anniversary of the founding of his Justice and Development Party (AKP) that Turkey aims to establish a “zone of peace” along its southern border.
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