Minister of National Defence Hulusi Akar received James Jeffrey, United States Special Representative for Syria Engagement. At the meeting where the Chief of General Staff Gen.Yaşar Güler has also attended, the developments faced in the recent period in Syria mainly in the east of Euphrates and in Manbij were handled.
In this scope, the issues mentioned by the Minister Akar are as follows:
- Our resolution concerning the protection of our rights and benefits stemming from the international law and agreements,
- Our valid expectation regarding the rapid completion of the Manbij Road Map and cutting the relations of USA with terror organisation YPG/PKK,
- Our sensitivity to the territorial integrity of Syria
Last but not least, we expressed our opinions that the both countries could solve the problems through interoperability.