Turkish Parliament Approves Military Action Against ISIS

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Turkey parliament approves action against ISIS
Turkey parliament approves action against ISIS

The Turkish parliament approved a motion on Thursday October 2, enabling the government to authorize cross-border military incursions into Iraq and Syria to battle Islamic State militants. The resolution also allows foreign soldiers to be stationed in Turkey and use its military bases for the same purposes was passed overwhelmingly, by a margin of 298 votes to 98. The approval of this resolution was a legal requirement for any foreign military intervention by Turkish forces.