Turkey allowed Russia’s use of Incirlik base

If Russia will need to use the base in Incirlik in southern Turkey, she will be given the opportunity. This was stated by Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, reports Anadolu.

“If necessary, Incirlik base can be used,” he said. The Yildirim noted that Russia was not asked to provide her with the base.

On 4 July, the media reported that the head of the Turkish foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has admitted that Russia will be allowed to use the Incirlik air base to fight Islamic state (a terrorist organization banned in Russia).

However, later the Minister denied this information, saying that not talking about the use of Russian air bases. “We said we can cooperate with all who fight against the “Islamic state”, — Cavusoglu said.

The Kremlin announced that Cavusoglu’s statement is important and requires analysis and politically and militarily”.