Turkey insists that the width of the safe zone in Syria’s north should amount to 30-40 kilometres (18.6-24.8 miles) and is waiting for Washington’s steps, Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Monday.
“The safe zone in Syria should extend 30-40 kilometres depthward from the Turkish border. This is exactly in this direction that we expect steps to be made [by the United States]”, Akar said, as aired by NTV broadcaster.

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