Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday accused the Assad regime of waging "state terror", equating the crimes of the Damascus regime with those of ISIS. In a speech to the thousands of supporters in the Black Sea city of Trabzon, Erdogan said the Assad regime and IS were both terror groups who should be dealt with accordingly. "We cannot leave their fate into the hands of the murderer Assad…
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Turkey could not be expected to take action on its own and said the world needed to focus on ousting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as well as fighting the extremist groups. "It's not realistic to expect that Turkey will lead a ground operation on its own," Cavusoglu said at a news conference with visiting NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Cavusoglu said that true peace can…
President Barack Obama said that “our strikes [against ISIS] continue, alongside our partners. It remains a difficult mission. As I've indicated from the start, this is not something that is going to be solved overnight," during a meeting with his top military commanders at the Pentagon. US Pentagon spokesman John Kirby stuck to a similar line, saying that “airstrikes are not going to save the town of Kobani. We know…
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