Turkish PM says doing everything possible to control border with Syria

December 3, 2015 09:36

ANKARA - Turkey is doing all it can to control its border with Syria and is setting up "physical barriers" in the 98-km (61 miles) stretch of land controlled on the Syrian side by Islamic State militants, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Thursday.

In a news conference before departing on an official visit to Azerbaijan, Davutoglu said Turkey was working with coalition partners on trying to remove Islamic State fighters from the Syrian side of the border in the period ahead.

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