Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar held a phone call with Russian Federation Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu. After the meeting, Akar made a statement regarding the operations against terrorist targets in northern Syria.
PREVENTION OF TERRORIST THREATS EMPHASED
During the meeting, bilateral and regional defense and security issues were discussed, Minister Akar said, “In the context of northern Syria, the necessary response was given and will continue to be given against the increasing harassment and attacks aimed at disrupting the stability in the region, and the actions targeting our civilian settlements and our citizens, It was emphasized once again that our top priority is to permanently prevent the terrorist organizations and to prevent terrorist organizations and to comply with the agreements reached on this issue.
THANK YOU FOR THE GRAIN CORRIDOR
For the grain corridor, it was stated that “in the context of Ukraine, the contribution and cooperation in the extension of the grain initiative, which has made a great contribution to the solution of the global food crisis, was expressed”.
CLAW SWORD OPERATION
On the other hand, sharing the latest situation in the ongoing Claw Kılıç operation, Akar said, “Operation Claw-Sword continues with punishing shots made with air and land fire support vehicles. 471 targets have been under fire in the operation so far, 254 terrorists have been neutralized.”