In its efforts to protect civilians and stop attacks in Idlib, northwestern Syria, Turkey is looking for a way it can use the region’s airspace, said Turkey’s president on Wednesday.

“Our biggest problem is that we could not use the airspace [over Idlib],” just south of Turkey’s border, Recep Tayyip Erdogan told his party’s lawmakers in the capital Ankara.

“Hopefully, we will figure out something soon for this.”

Turkey will not retreat on Idlib, he added.

“We will definitely take the [Assad] regime out of the borders which we have defined before,” Erdogan said.

“We will also provide for

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