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No plan to use Turkish infantry in Syria operations: minister

Defence minister Isik says any move further south will be done with Free Syrian Army forces

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Turkey has no plans to use Turkish infantry in its military operations in northern Syria targeting ISIS and Kurdish fighters, Defence Minister Fikri Isik told reporters on Wednesday.

He said that if any operation was launched to take control of the ISIS -held town of al-Bab, further south from the current area of operations, this would be done with forces from the Free Syrian Army.