Saudi Arabia to send aircrafts to Turkey for fight against Islamic State: media

February 13, 2016 12:06 PM

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ISTANBUL - Saudi Arabia will send aircraft to NATO-member Turkey’s Incirlik air base for the fight against Islamic State militant group in Syria, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was reported as saying on Saturday.

Saudi Arabia has resumed its participation in air strikes against the Islamic State in recent weeks and US Defence Secretary Ash Carter on Thursday welcomed its commitment to expand its role.

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