Saudi Arabia Defence ministry has proposed to send its army to Syria against ISIS if coalition agrees. Saudi Arabia’s military spokesman Brigadier General Ahmed al-Asiri during said this to al-Arabiya TV news during an interview.
“The kingdom is ready to participate in any ground operations that the coalition (against Isis) may agree to carry out in Syria,” said military spokesman Brigadier General Ahmed al-Asiri during an interview with al-Arabiya TV news.
According to a report published in the Guardian Newspaper Saudi Arabia and Turkey can work together to fight ISIS. Saudi Arabia and Turkey set up a military coordination body a few weeks ago.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter welcomed on Thursday a Saudi offer to participate in any ground operations. “That kind of news is very welcome,” he told reporters while on a visit to Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada.