Statement by the Turkish Deputy Prime Minister leads RIA Newsreferring to the TV channel TV 24 (Turkey):
Turkey is not going to go to war. There are no such plans, let the citizens be calm. But Turkey defends its sovereignty and will give the necessary response to any attempts at attacks. I hope that in this case Turkey will not have to enter into this conflict alone. This would be the wrong scenario for our country.
In other words, Kurtulmush wants to say that Turkey would willingly get involved in the war if someone had supported it, for example, NATO allies.
In addition, the representative of the Turkish government said that "Syria should become a state in which there will be neither Assad, nor ISIL, nor Dzhebhat al-Nusra." And, perhaps, Kurtulmush is better to think about the fact that Turkey may soon be a state in which there will be neither Kurtulmush himself nor Erdogan ...