Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 23
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
The Olive Branch operation, the aim of which is to release Syria’s Afrin from militants of the PYD and YPG terrorist groups, will not have an impact on the civil aviation of Turkey, the Turkish Ministry of Transport, Maritime and Communications told Trend Jan. 23.
The ministry said that the military operation in the north of Syria will not lead to any delays in the activities of air carriers performing flights in the border provinces of Turkey.
Earlier, several Turkish media outlets reported that due to the military operation in the north of Syria, a number of domestic flights to the border provinces will be canceled for security purposes.
On Jan. 20, the Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Free Syrian Army, launched a military Operation Olive Branch in Afrin.
F-16 fighter planes of the Turkish Air Force, which are inflicting air strikes on the positions of PYD on the Syrian-Turkish border, are involved in the operation.
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