France’s foreign minister has said Turkey may no longer be a viable partner in the fight against Isis in Syria, while Syrian state media has claimed the failed coup in the country was fabricated by President Erdogan to tarnish the military’s reputation.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault raised concerns over Turkey’s ability to fight Isis amid growing political instability in the country following the attempted coup against Mr Erdogan’s regime.
He said: “There are questions that are being asked and we will ask them. [Turkey] is partly viable but there are suspicions as well. Let’s be honest about this.” – READ MORE