ankara - Turkey wants to join forces with Russia against the Islamic State group in Syria. That Foreign Minister Mevlüt Cavusoglu said.
'We will work with anyone who fights against Daesh', the minister said Sunday against the Turkish state. 'We do this in a while and we have opened up the air base Incirlik for those wishing to participate in the active struggle against Daesh. Why should not we work together on these terms with Russia?' Said the minister, which is an Arabic acronym for IS used.
One moment there was confusion because Cavusoglu seemed to suggest that Turkey would like to open up the basis for Russian fighters. But the minister said that explanation Monday against.
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The arrival of would care to arouse Russian aircraft to NATO allies that use all of the Turkish base.
Relations between NATO member Turkey and Russia were last year severely damaged after Turkey had shot down a Russian fighter would have violated Turkish airspace in the bombing of Syrian rebels. Last week protested the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan regret this. Moscow responded with the promise of commitment to the restoration of the relationship.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday that the exchange of information with Turkey lately 'has not worked well.' The attack last week at the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul underlined the importance of cooperation, he said. Two of the three perpetrators were Russian citizens and the mastermind behind the attack would be a Chechen, Turkish media reported.