Head of Azerbaijani Defense Ministry, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov expressed condolences to Turkish National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and Chief of the General Staff General of the Army Yashar Guler….
“I’m deeply saddened by the news of the death and injury of servicemen of the armed forces of fraternal Turkey as a result of an attack treacherously committed in the Syrian city of Idlib,” Hasanov said.
Defense Minister Hulusi Akar traveled to the southern Hatay province near the Turkey-Syria border to hold a meeting with commanders on Saturday.
Akar arrived in Hatay early on Saturday with Chief of Staff Gen. Yaşar Güler and Land Forces commander Gen. Musa Avsever, according to an official statement.
He went to the 6th Corps Command Operation Spring Shield area command on the Syrian border to discuss the latest developments and to plan activities of the Turkish military with commanders taking part in the operation zones in Syria.