Turkish Minister: Our operation in Syria's Afrin has started 'de facto'

By REUTERS
January 19, 2018 12:04
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ANKARA - Turkey's operation in Syria's Kurdish-controlled Afrin region has started "de facto" with cross-border shelling, but no troops have gone into Afrin, Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli said on Friday.

In an interview with broadcaster AHaber, Canikli also said Turkey was developing weapons systems against anti-tank missiles used by the Syrian Kurdish YPG.


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