Erdogan Vows to Continue Military Offensive Against Kurdish Areas in Northern Syria

HeadlineMar 20, 2018
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In Syria, residents are continuing to flee the northwestern city of Afrin, amid reports of widespread looting by Turkish and Turkish-backed troops who seized control of the Syrian Kurdish city on Sunday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has now vowed to continue the Turkish military offensive against other Kurdish-controlled areas in northwestern Syria.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan: “After controlling the city center of Afrin yesterday, we completed the most important phase of Operation Olive Branch. Now we will continue this process with Manbij, Ayn al-Arab and Ras al-Ayn and Qamishli, until we remove all of this corridor.”

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