"It is essential for peace to come to Syria. It is essential that they [terrorists] leave the occupied Syrian territory, that the government gain sovereignty over the territory of the entire country. Only then peace and trust will become possible for the entire region, including Turkey. Turkey's national interests must be linked to the strengthening of the sovereignty of the Syrian government," Sener told Sputnik Turkey.
Earlier in November, Turkish President Tayyip Recep Erdogan said that the Turkish armed forces' military operation in Syria was designed to put an end to the rule of President Assad.
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