Turkish FM says Ankara, allies are planning operations to clear border of IS

November 18, 2015 7:45 AM

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ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey's foreign minister says the country and its allies are planning operations to clear a stretch of Turkey's border with Syria of Islamic State militants.

Feridun Sinirlioglu told the state-run Anadolu Agency late Tuesday that Turkey would not to allow the IS group to remain a threat to Turkey's borders.

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