Turkey ‘fully-prepared’ for military operation in northern Syria

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According to Turkish daily Yeni Safak (29.04.19, https://www.yenisafak.com/en/world/turkey-fully-prepared-for-military-op-in-northern-syria-3480058), Turkey is fully-prepared for a military operation east of the Euphrates River in Syria, the Defence Ministry announced Monday. “Units are fully-prepared. Contacts with the U.S. regarding a safe-zone in northern Syria continue. So far, there hasn’t been a negative response from the U.S.,” a statement read. (…)

The Ministry also made an announcement on the delivery date of the Russian S-400 defence missiles. “The first delivery of the S-400 defense missile system is slated for June-July. Contacts on the deployment area of the missiles are ongoing”. (…)