Kiev: The Turkish Ministry of Defense announced the completion of preparations for an operation in northern Syria.
The agency announced this on its Twitter.
The Turkish Ministry of Defense noted the importance of creating a safe zone and a peaceful corridor to ensure the security of the population of Syria, as well as stability in the region.
"The General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces will never allow the creation of a terrorist corridor on our borders. Preparation for the operation is completed", - the ministry said.
As you know, the Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the weekend said he was ready to start operations in northern Syria by ground and air units. After this, telephone talks between the US and Turkish presidents took place, during which the parties discussed the process of creating a security zone in northern Syria and agreed to meet in Washington.