The duty for ISIS fighters being held in northeastern Syria can not fall to Turkey alone, a senior adviser to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan informed CNN’s Christiane Amanpour.
“By way of the ISIS fighters … held in prisons, that are nearer to our border, in fact initially our precedence is to offer safety and stability within the areas we transfer into,” Erdogan’s senior adviser Gülnur Aybet mentioned. “We’ll safeguard any areas that comprise these prisons. Nonetheless, we wish the administration of the camps, particularly, one thing that must be undertaken as a joint effort with the worldwide group.”
We by no means mentioned we might shoulder this burden all by ourselves,” Aybet added.
Her feedback have been a stark distinction to an announcement launched by the White Home Wednesday, through which US President Donald Trump mentioned that Turkey was “now chargeable for guaranteeing all ISIS fighters being held captive stay in jail and that ISIS doesn’t reconstitute in any manner, form, or kind.”
“We count on Turkey to abide by all of its commitments, and we proceed to observe the scenario intently,” Trump mentioned.
Aybet advised that, when Erdogan visits the White Home subsequent month, the 2 leaders will talk about additional particulars about coping with the ISIS fighters.