Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 22
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
Turkish Armed Forces destroyed 153 terrorist targets of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) within the Operation Olive Branch in Syria’s Afrin city, the Turkish General Staff said in a message Jan. 22.
The operation continues successfully, and Turkey has the full right to conduct it in accordance with Article 51 of the UN Charter, the message said.
On Jan. 20, the Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Free Syrian Army, launched a military Operation Olive Branch in the Syrian city of 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.