NEWS Syriacs joining the Mosul operation demand “autonomous region”

Lawyer Erkan Metin is contact with the region and following the developments closely. We talked to him about Syriacs' role in the Mosul operation, the current situation and the criticism in the statement of Platform Turbadin (Syriac Intellectuals and Activists Discussion Group).
TURKEY Turkey: we will be involved both in the operation and negotiations

After the Mosul operation is launched in this morning, Turkish authorities started to make their first statements. While President Erdoğan stated that Turkey will be involved both in the operation and negotiations, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said that Turkey has Plan B and C for Mosul.
NEWS Mosul operation starts

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi stated that the operation for retaking the city back from ISIS has been launched.