Turkish FM: Resumption of military operations in Syria's north not excluded
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 21
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
The resumption of military operations in Syria's north within 35 hours is not excluded, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said at the TRT World Forum, Trend reports via Turkish media.
Cavusoglu noted that according to the agreement reached between Ankara and Washington, the YPG/PYD units should leave Syria's north, where a security zone will be created.
The foreign minister also noted that Ankara is determined to create the security zone in northern Syria, which will be controlled by the Turkish Armed Forces.
On Oct. 9, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the beginning of a new military operation in Syria, called "Peace Spring".
On Oct. 17, Ankara agreed with Washington to suspend the Operation Peace Spring in Syria's north for 120 hours, so that during this time the YPG/PYD detachments would leave northern Syria.
On Oct. 18, the agreement on the 120-hour cessation of military operations in Syria's north by the Turkish Armed Forces entered into force.
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