ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey’s MIT intelligence agency is working to take Nusra Front fighters from out of Syria’s besieged eastern Ghouta, a spokesman for President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday.
Ibrahim Kalin also said Turkey did not want a militant organization in eastern Ghouta. He was speaking in an interview with state broadcaster TRT Haber.
Last week, the Syrian rebel group Jaish al-Islam said it had agreed to evacuate Nusra Front fighters being held in its prisons in eastern Ghouta to rebel-held Idlib province.
Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu and Ece Toksabay; Editing by David Dolan