Erdogan confirms US use of Incirlik airbase against extremists
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan - REUTERS

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has confirmed that Turkey has agreed to let the U.S. use the Incirlik air base in southernTurkey for military operations against Islamic State militants, “within a certain framework.”

Erdogan did not elaborate on details of the agreement, which U.S. and Turkish officials had said was made in a telephone conversation earlier this week with President Barak Obama.

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