Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Top U.S. General: Operations At Incirlik Air Base In Turkey Back To Normal
Daily Sabah/Anadolu Agency: Operations at Incirlik air base in Turkey back to normal after coup attempt, says US
Operations at Incirlik air base in Turkey back to normal after coup attempt, says US
Turkish and American military-to-military relations are back on track after a failed coup attempt earlier this month, top U.S. defense officials said Monday.
"Operations have in almost all manners returned to normal in terms of the operations we're conducting from Turkey," Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford said at the Pentagon where he briefed reporters alongside Secretary of Defense Ash Carter.
Dunford said his Turkish counterpart, Gen. Hulusi Akar, reached out to him twice last week and noted Turkey's commitment to the U.S.-led coalition fighting Daesh.
"So clearly something that happened last weekend is going to have an impact across the board inside of Turkey. But we're going to work very closely to try to mitigate that as best we can," Dunford said.
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