MOSCOW, April 27./TASS/. Turkey is not planning a ground operation in Syria, Turkish Ambassador to Russia Umit Yardim said on Wednesday.
"The situation in the Middle East is very difficult," the ambassador said. "Unfortunately, certain speculations that have nothing to do with the reality happen to be. Notably, some ground operation of Turkish forces [in Syria] is out of the question," the diplomat went on.
"This issue is not on the agenda," Umit Yardim said.