United States praise Turkey for stance against Syria

The United States have spoken out in support for Turkey in the Turkish stance against Syria, saying that it is important for Turkey to take measures against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

A US State Department spokesperson, Michael Hammer, said: “The United States naturally welcomes any measure the Turkish government would take.” Hammer also stated that the United States was in contact with Turkey regarding Syria.

Hammer went on to say that the United States was to ask the U.N. to add sanctions against the al-Assad Syrian regime.

Recently Syrian armed forces had stormed the town of Rastan on the highway to Turkey to further increase tensions between Syria and Turkey.

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