US ‘Willing’ to Give Turkey Ammo Amid Ankara’s Military Standoff With Syrian Army

Posted on March 3, 2020 1:06 pm
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Washington is ready to supply NATO ally Turkey with ammunition amid mounting tensions in Idlib, where Ankara is in an open conflict with Syrian government forces.

The promise was made by US Special Representative for Syria James Jeffrey, who visited Turkey’s border province of Hatay on Tuesday.

“Turkey is a NATO ally” and mostly uses US-made military hardware, Jeffrey pointed out.

“We’re willing to provide – for example, the President [Donald Trump] mentioned this – ammunition.”

The US “will make sure that that equipment is ready. As a NATO partner we share information intelligence… and we are