Turkish Defense Ministry announces elimination of over 500 terrorists in Syria
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 14
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
The number of eliminated terrorists as part of the operation ‘Peace Spring’ in Syria has reached 550, Trend reports referring to the Turkish Ministry of National Defense.
The Turkish Armed Forces and the Syrian National Army are advancing in northern Syria as part of anti-terrorist operations.
On Oct. 9, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the beginning of a new military operation in Syria, called "Peace Spring".
The president stressed that Turkey will completely destroy the hotbeds of terrorism in northern Syria.
On Oct. 7, Erdogan said that in anticipation of the beginning of new military operations by the Turkish Armed Forces in northern Syria, the US servicemen began to leave the region.
On Oct. 1, Erdogan noted that Turkey will have to create the safety zone in northern Syria alone.
Turkey and the US came to an agreement on the creation of a safety zone in northern Syria on August 7.