Heads of Turkish and US militaries meeting in Ankara

November 6, 2016 15:21

ANKARA - The chief of general staff of the Turkish Armed Forces met with his US counterpart in Ankara on Sunday on the request of the US military, the Turkish armed forces said in a statement.

No details were given about the meeting between Hulusi Akar and Joseph Dunford, but it comes as US-backed Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) said they had launched an operation to liberate the Syrian city of Raqqa from Islamic State.

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