Turkish operation in Syria to continue until imminent threats neutralized -official

By REUTERS
August 24, 2016 20:08




ISTANBUL - Turkey will continue operations in Syria, where Turkish tanks, jets and special forces launched an offensive in support of Syrian rebels on Wednesday, until imminent threats to its national security are neutralized, a Turkish official said.

The aim of the operation, dubbed "Euphrates Shield", is to permanently stop the flow of foreign terrorist fighters and cut supply routes to militant groups, the official said.


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