Turkey will respond more harshly to Syria if attacks continue: Chief of General Staff
DHA PhotoTurkey is prepared to answer with more force against Syria if mortars from the Arab republic continue to hit Turkish territory, Chief of General Staff Gen. Necdet Özel told reporters today.
Speaking from the border town of Akçakale, Özel said "Turkey already responded, and will respond even stronger" if attacks continued.
"We are here, and we are standing tall," Özel said.
Özel then visited the houses of five civilians who were killed by Syrian shelling in the town on Oct. 3