Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 22
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
Nine settlements were liberated from terrorists of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) near Syria’s Afrin city within the Operation Olive Branch, the Turkish General Staff said in a message Jan. 22.
The forces of the Free Syrian Army have been deployed on the liberated territories.
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 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.