Syrian foreign minister: No normal ties with Turkey without an end to occupation

By Tasnim News Agency, CC BY 4.0,

Syrian foreign minister Faisal Mekdad said on Saturday that Turkey would have to end its military presence in his country to achieve a complete rapprochement says a report from REUTERS

"We cannot talk about resuming normal ties with Turkey without removing the occupation," Mekdad said after meeting his Iranian counterpart in Damascus.