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Turkey to continue Euphrates shield operation in northern Syria

Photo taken around five kilometers (3.1 miles) west of the Turkish Syrian border city of Karkamis on August 25, 2016 shows Turkish army tanks driving to the Syrian Turkish border town of Jarabulus. (Photo by AFP)

Rahshan Saglam
Press TV, Istanbul

It’s been more than a year since Turkey launched an operation called the Euphrates Shield in northern Syria. The offensive was primarily meant to counter Daesh terrorists along the Syrian-Turkish border. But it took new directions later on. As the Turkish operation continues in the area, Syria accuses Turkey of violating its sovereignty.


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