Turkey: Parliament To Discuss Sending Troops To Iraq And Syria

Turkey: Parliament To Discuss Sending Troops To Iraq And Syria

September 30, 2014 | 1210 GMT


The Turkish government will be discussing whether to send troops to Iraq and Syria and may pass a resolution before the Oct. 4 Eid Al-Fitr holiday, Speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly Cemil Cicek said, The Daily Sabah reported Sept. 30. Turkey has a vested interest in combatting the Islamic State but has been reluctant to join U.S. efforts in the region.