Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 24
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
The Operation Olive Branch, being conducted by the Turkish Armed Forces, will become the beginning of the end of PYD and YPG terrorist organizations, Turkish media reported citing the country’s Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli on Jan. 24.
Canikli said that this operation is directed not against the Kurdish people, but against terrorists, which pose a threat to the entire region.
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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