McCain: US must work with Turkey on Syria

US Senator John McCain on 17 February 2017 [Andreas Gebert/Anadolu Agency]
US Senator John McCain on 17 February 2017 [Andreas Gebert/Anadolu Agency]
Chairman of the US Senate Armed Services Committee, John McCain, has called for the formation of a US-Turkish partnership to solve the Syrian crisis.

“The United States must work with Turkey to deal a rapid and lasting defeat to ISIL [Daesh] as part of a broader strategy to strengthen US allies and partners, counter the malign influence of our adversaries, and build a favourable balance of power in the region,” McCain said in a statement after a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara late on Monday.

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SOURCE:  News Now/ Middle East Monitor Online

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.