Yeni Safak -A possible military operation east of the Euphrates River in Syria was discussed by Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and military officials, according to a report by Anadolu Agency.
Turkey said on Wednesday it had “run out of patience” with the United States in talks over the formation of the zone, after Turkish and U.S. officials held a series of meetings on the planned safe zone and other developments in the region.
“We conveyed our views and requests to the delegation that came here. We expect them to evaluate these and answer us immediately,” the ministry quoted Akar as saying in a statement. “We emphasized to them once again that we have no tolerance for any delays, and that we will use our initiative if necessary.”