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Saudi King approves Turkish activity in Syria

Saudi King approves Turkish activity in Syria. Saudi King
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The Saudi King Salman expressed his support for Turkey, as it carried out airstrikes on the Islamic extremists in Syria.

In a phone talk with the Turkish President Recep Erdogan, the Saudi King said, he"supports Turkey's right to defend itself and protect its citizens from terrorist acts".

Beside that, leaders of the states discussed the mutually beneficial cooperation and concluded that Ankara and Riyadh have''excellent relations''.

Turkey initiated the UN emergency meeting today given the tensions on the border with Syria. It was also reported, that Washington and Ankara agreed upon the ISIS-free zone along the border with Syria.

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