Coalition : close Turkish border priority

Coalition : close Turkish border priority

World December 9, 2015 13:07

baghdad - The US-led coalition that fights terror group Islamic State Great facilities in the last stretch of the border between Turkey and Syria territory in the closing of IS in hands. The new ambassador of the United States in the coalition Brett McGurk called this Wednesday the first priority.

-The United States and Turkey for months discussing a concerted effort to keep Islamic State of this part of the border, but so far without success.,null, We are now busy with the increase there, '' said McGurk, without giving further details.The aim is to deprive IS a smuggling route that keeps the group in contact with foreign fighters and also illegal trade possible.McGurk, who was appointed in October by US President Barack Obama, also said take only 30 percent of the air strikes by Russia in Syria Islamic State. The rest is focused on,null, other armed groups, '' he said.,null, Our air strikes in Syria are very effective and we have data to show that. The Russian air strikes have different objectives honestly, '' said McGurk during a briefing for the media in Baghdad.Russia began with air strikes late September to assist his ally President Bashar al-Assad, but with the stated goal of hitting Islamic State.

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