Ilnur Cevik, an adviser to Turkish President Erodgan, said on Monday at a conference dubbed “Relations Between Turkey and Russia: From Tensions to Boosting Cooperation,” that Turkey would not have carried out its “successful” operation against ISIS in Al-Bab without Russia’s support.

The conference was arranged by the Daily Sabah newspaper and the Turkish government’s Department of Press and Information.

“Without Russia’s support, we would not have been able to conduct a successful operation in al-Bab,” he said. “If some other country was carrying out this operation, it would not have been successful.”

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“The support of the Russian aerospace force made its success possible,” Cevik stressed.

“The Turkish troops have been advancing towards the Euphrates, the operation goes on,” he went on to say. “We are doing everything possible in order to prevent any contradictions with Russia.”

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miltiades
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avoid contradictions? – :
retreat beyond the turkish border!
stop supporting terrorists in syria!
get rid of erdolf!

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100% AGREE. And BTW, this idiot is fucking kidding : even if the purges made a bunch of pilots forcefully ‘retired’, they could easily assume +300 sorties a day with 7700kg full payload under F-16 : Incirlik is very close! They have also some armed drones so Cevik is a total bullshitter! And he’s not the only one : all the aerial “campaign”, whatever who is implied is a pure joke! It’d be as efficient to nearly only use cheap small recon drones to point the targets then guided mortar shells (XM395) and metric accuracy guns like the Caesar and… Read more »
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They are fighting ISIS. How is that “Supporting them”…

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False-coup, false-fighting! Now there’s a real problem for Turkey as the corridor is closed : no more $15-20/barrel blood oil for the Erdogan oil company! Hey, they have about +200 F-16, not counting the upgraded Phantoms and they need help from the few VKS Sukhois in Hmeimim? LMAO! And if they fear the modernised S-200 in Aleppo and the Pantsir, Turkey has a stockpile of AGM-88 HARM. These nice babies lock themselves on radar waves from 150km so let me laugh, tis is pure bullshit, the only goal was to prevent the linkage between west and east Rojava! Viva Oçalan,… Read more »
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Erodgan’s adviser has smeared honey around the bear’s nose.
I wonder for what purpose?

p.s. Flattery gets You nowhere?

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Well, when you know the behaviour of bears, you know that the bear will eat honey first then eat you… 😉

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These Turks are real retards.

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To the contrary. They try to appease the bear. What are they up to?

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So when Turks try to show some Respect to their Russian Allies, you shit on Turkey’s Sympathy for Russia and call them Retards?? You’re Actually Retarded… Maybe you hate to see Turkey becoming Sympathetic of Russia? You don’t want them to be Allies? You are a Subhuman indeed.

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You obviously hate the Russian-Turkish Alliance and want it Broken if I’m not wrong?? 🙂

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Of course they are praising Russians now. The tourist season is coming, they are desperate for Russian tourists as the Westerners dont go there anymore. However you dont see this praising in the local media, claiming it was pure Turkish victory and very local about the new targets as well: Kurds and rest of Aleppo. They are just waiting for the right time to attack SAA. These guys went to Cyprus to bring peace in 1974 since then they are still there. DO NOT TRUST THEM.

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Interesting info and assessment!

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With the assassination of Russian ambassador and the New Year’s Eve attack on a night club will surely motivate Russian tourists 😉 “They are just waiting for the right time to attack SAA.” => And kurds too. “DO NOT TRUST THEM.” => Don’t worry : Tsar Vlad knows what he’s doing and when it come to the EU, this idiot self-illusioned himself : we don’t want Turkey in the EU, especially with the Muslim Brotherhood ruling, invasion troops into Cyprus and the capital-city of Greece under occupation since 1453. A single veto is enough to prevent any entry in the… Read more »
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Turkey we will pretend we are fighting ISIS and use it as a front to kill the Kurdish. We have everyone so fooled that we were able to shoot down a Russian fighter plane without anyone being the wiser.

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tadef?

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