"I am talking to NATO, where are you ?, Come to Syria, why do not you come, is not Turkey one of the NATO countries?" Erdogan told the alliance in a speech Saturday to supporters of the ruling Justice and Development Party in Mersin province.
"You invited us to Afghanistan, Somalia and the Balkans, we have the appeal, and now I call you: Come to Syria, why do not you come?"
The Turkish president announced that the Turkish army had neutralized 3213 terrorists as part of its "olive branch" operation against those he described as "terrorists" in Afrin, northwest of Syria.
He added that the Turkish forces will cleanse the eye of Arabs and Qamishli and Munbeg of "terrorists" after the removal of Afrin. Finished c