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24.01.2018

Erdogan announced expansion of military operation in Syria

Turkey will not limit itself to the operation in Syrian Afrina, it intends to stop the "dirty games" and clear all its border with Syria from terrorists, said the country's President Tayyip Erdogan, speaking to the heads of local administrations in Ankara.

"Having started the operation" Olive branch ", we stopped the games of different forces who want to implement their plans in our region. Starting from Manbije, throughout our entire border (with Syria), we will completely clean the region of terrorists, ensure our security, "Erdogan said.

He also noted that Turkey "will first destroy terrorists in the north-west of Syria, and then create conditions there for the return of 3,5 million refugees," Tass reports.

According to Erdogan, the Turkish Armed Forces and the Syrian opposition lost the man killed in Operation Olive Branch in Africa 7-8, the enemy lost 268.

Recall, the operation of the Turkish military "Olive Branch" against the Kurds in Syrian Afri began on Saturday, and its ground part - on Sunday.

The Turkish General Staff told about the destruction of the targets of Kurdish formations on Sunday in Syrian Afrim 45, including a shelter, warehouses with weapons, and firing positions.

A source: LOOK

Author: Dmitry Zubarev

Tags: Turkey, Erdogan, Army, War in the Middle East, Syria, Kurds, Middle East, War