Time to end terrorism in Syria, Erdogan says

Türkiye Materials 24 August 2016 13:00 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 24

By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:

Time has come to put an end to terrorism in Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, TRT Haber TV channel reported Aug. 24.

Turkey will not tolerate threats at its borders, according to the president.

Erdogan also said that Turkey will eliminate all the threats the country is facing.

On Aug. 24 morning, the Turkish Air Force with the support of the coalition aircraft launched an operation to liberate the city of Jarabulus from the IS militants in northern Syria, near Aleppo city.

The operation is carried out under the name “Shield of the Euphrates.”

Earlier, it was reported that Turkish tanks entered Syria.

Syria has been suffering from an armed conflict since March 2011, which, according to the UN, has so far claimed over 500,000 lives.

Militants from various armed groups are confronting the Syrian government troops. The “Islamic State” (IS, ISIL, ISIS or Daesh) is the most active terrorist group in Syria.


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