U.S. and Turkey have announced providing training and aerial cooperation to the groups fighting the Syrian President Basharul Assad’s regime in Syria.
According to Arab media, talking to journalists in Istanbul Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusogl Oglu said that the his country has agreed in principle with the U.S. to provide aerial support to moderate groups in Syrian opposition. He further said that rebel groups fighting against Syrian President Basharul Assad as well as militant Islamic State (IS) outfit would be provided aerial support. These groups would be sent to Syria after being imparted training in Turkey.
Within a few months 15,000 such fighters would trained and sent to fight the IS, he added.