Turkey will take matters into own hands to protect Syria unity, Erdogan says

by Reuters
Wednesday, 24 August 2016 08:52 GMT

ISTANBUL, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Turkey is determined for Syria to retain its territorial integrity and will take matters into its own hands if required to protect that territorial unity, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday.

Speaking in Ankara, Erdogan said that Turkey has only ever sought to help the people of Syria and has no other intentions. (Reporting by Daren Butler and Ayla Jean Yackley; Writing by David Dolan)

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