Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 25
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
Operation Olive Branch is being carried out successfully, the Turkish media quoted Prime Minister Binali Yildirim as saying Jan. 25.
Reportedly, around 300 terrorists have been killed during the operation.
Yildirim added that the operation is also in the interests of Europe as its security begins from Turkey.
He said the operation will not affect Turkey’s economy.
On Jan. 20, the Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Free Syrian Army, launched the 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.
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