Turkish Foreign Affairs Minister stated that 2000 Syrian opposition militants would be trained in coordination with the US
Mevlüt Çavuşğlu responded the questions in the meeting of Reform Protest Group (REG by its Turkish initials) regarding the train-equip program, announcing that they are planning to launch by March, to empower the Syrian opposition.
He went on to say that the program would be run under the supervision of Turkey and the US, taking the necessary decisions together. “Nothing will be done to harm the integrity of Turkey. “ he stated.
Çavuşoğlu concluded: “Saudi Arabia and Qatar will be hosting the program. There are about 2000 (Syrian ) soldiers in Turkey, and the same for other countries. They will be all trained and equipped to support the opposition in order to avoid of terrorism, extremism and other dangers. The abilities of the opposition will increase with this way.”