Turkey says ready to implement Syria safe zone plan with US 'without delay'
During a telephone conversation on Wednesday, Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin told John Bolton -- the U.S. National Security Advisor -- that the Turkish side has completed preparations for the implementation of the Turkish-US joint operation plan without delay, according to an official statement.
Turkish side has completed its preparations for the Turkey-U.S. joint operational plan in Syria, Turkish presidential aide, informed the U.S. National Security Advisor in a telephone call on Wednesday.
"Turkish side completed its preparations as part of the implementation of Turkey-U.S. joint operational plan without delay," the presidential office said in a statement.
In the phone conversation, Ibrahim Kalın and John Bolton also discussed the developments in Syria, fight against terrorism, bilateral trade relations, as well as the latest situation in Libya, added the statement.
Turkish and U.S. military officials reached an agreement on Aug. 7 that the safe zone in northern Syria will serve as a "peace corridor" for displaced Syrians, longing to return home and a Joint Operations Center in Turkey will be set up to coordinate its establishment.