Turkey not yet completed Operation Olive Branch - Turkish presidential spokesperson
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 19
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
Turkey has not yet completed the Operation Olive Branch, which is aimed at the destruction of terrorists, Turkish presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin said, Turkish media reported on March 19.
Presently, the Turkish Armed Forces within the framework of the Operation Olive Branch are carrying out clearance of streets and squares in Syria's Afrin.
The spokesman noted that Turkey has also began providing humanitarian assistance to the peaceful population of Afrin.
On March 18, Turkish Armed Forces and the Free Syrian Army liberated Afrin city from PYD/YPG terrorists.
On Jan. 20, the Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Free Syrian Army, launched the Operation Olive Branch in Afrin, Syria.
On Aug. 24, 2016, Turkish Armed Forces, with the support of the Syrian opposition, launched the Euphrates Shield Operation against the IS militants and liberated the city of Jarabulus as well as the city of Al-Bab in northern Syria.
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