US, Turkey working to finish shutting off northern Syria border – Kerry
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to journalists after a meeting with French President Francois Hollande (unseen) at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, - REUTERS

WASHINGTON: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday his country is starting an operation with Turkey to finish securing the northern Syrian border.

“The entire border of northern Syria – 75 percent of it has now been shut off. And we are entering an operation with the Turks to shut off the other remaining 98 kilometers,” he said in an interview with CNN.

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