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Turkey launch offensive against Kurdish forces fighting Daesh in Syria

Military advisers from the international coalition forces stand during a transfer of authority ceremony on June 15, 2017, at the Kurdistan Training Coordination Center (KTTC) of Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq. (AFP)

Rahshan Saglam

The Turkish army and Syrian Kurdish fighters have exchanged fire in northern Syria. The Turkish military says it was in response to the attacks by the Kurdish People's Protection Units that targeted forces Ankara supports in Syria. But as our correspondent Rahshan Saglam reports that was not the only motive behind the decision.


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