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US, Turkish FMs discuss Sochi talks, Afrin operation


(MENAFN- Trend News Agency ) Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 31

Trend:

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed this week's Syria meeting in Sochi, Turkey's ongoing operation in Syria's Afrin over the phone, said a Turkish diplomatic source, Turkish media reported.

The top diplomats also exchanged views on Iraq during the phone conversation.

On Jan. 20, the Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Free Syrian Army, launched the Operation Olive Branch in Afrin, Syria.

F-16 fighters of the Turkish Air Force are involved in the operation, inflicting strikes on the positions of PYD/YPG on the Syrian-Turkish border


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