Turk General: 'Sending soldiers to Afghanistan is state policy'

Turkish General Staff Chief Gen. Yasar Buyukanit said Monday sending Turkish troops to Afghanistan was not the policy of Turkish Armed Forces (TSK), but it was a state policy.

Turk General: 'Sending soldiers to Afghanistan is state policy'
Buyukanit attended a reception held on the occasion of Pakistan's National Day at Ankara's Swissotel.

Upon a question on the dispatch of Turkish troops to Afghanistan, Buyukanit said, "this is not the policy of Turkish Armed Forces, this is a state policy. I will only say that".

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