Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 7
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
Free Syrian Army is not a terrorist organization, the Turkish media quoted presidential press secretary Ibrahim Kalin as saying Feb. 7.
“A number of countries are alleging that the Free Syrian Army is a terrorist organization,” he said. “These statements are aimed at smearing the image of Turkey, which, together with the Free Syrian Army, is conducting the Operation Olive Branch."
Kalin added that the Free Syrian Army is a part of the Syrian opposition.
On Jan. 20, the Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Free Syrian Army, launched the Operation Olive Branch in Afrin, Syria. F-16 fighters of the Turkish Air Force are involved in the operation, inflicting strikes on the positions of PYD/YPG on the Syrian-Turkish border.
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