The Turkish government will consider a bill to extend the decision of the Cabinet for cross-border operations in Syria and Iraq, the AA agency reports.
The current mandate for the implementation of military operations by the Turkish Armed Forces in these countries expires on October 2 this year. In this connection, the authorities passed a bill to the Parliament to extend the mandate for another year.
In other words, the document provides that the Turkish military will continue to carry out operations outside the borders of Turkey, and that the other countries, the allies of the Republic, will be allowed to place their troops and bases on the Turkish territory.
The leader of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the US and Turkey continued negotiations over the military operation in the ISIL terrorist capital Raqqa.