ANKARA, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Turkey will continue the Euphrates Shield Operation in northern Syria to create a safe zone and to fight against terrorist organizations, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told press Friday.
Turkey's priority in the border city of Jarablus is to ensure the security of the border, Yildirim stressed, adding that Turkish forces will help locals in northern Syria, who were forced to fled, go back and settle in their homeland.
Meanwhile, Turkish fighter jets hit four Islamic State (IS) targets in northern Syria as part of Euphrates Shield Operation, the Turkish General Staff said in a statement on Friday.
Four targets were destroyed in three different places in northern Syria, it said.
Turkish army launched on Aug. 24 the Euphrates Shield cross-border operation to drive out IS and other terrorists.