Turkey to Take More Active Role in Syrian Conflict, Says PM Yildirim

Turkish prime minister concedes that Bashar Assad could play role in interim leadership, but says he has no place in Syria's future.

Humeyra Pamuk
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Turkish Prime Minister and the leader of Turkey's ruling party, the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Binali Yildirim speaks during the AK Party's group meeting at the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM) in Ankara, on July 19, 2016.
Turkish Prime Minister and the leader of Turkey's ruling party Binali Yildirim speaks during the AK Party's group meeting at the Grand National Assembly of Turkey in Ankara, on July 19, 2016.Credit: Adem Altan/AFP