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Turkey: 'Case closed' - Erdogan says Turkish shelling curbed Syrian militias in Afrin00:30

Turkey: 'Case closed' - Erdogan says Turkish shelling curbed Syrian militias in Afrin

Turkey, Ankara
February 20, 2018 at 19:55 GMT +00:00 · Published

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated that pro-government military units were pushed back by Turkish shelling of the Kurdish-dominated Afrin area, speaking in Ankara on Tuesday."Today towards evening, it's been determined by the HTS (Hay'aat Tahrir Al-Sham) militia that about 10 pick-up trucks were coming towards Afrin. Then they were forced to turn back following the shelling," stated Erdogan. Pro-Syrian government militias had begun entering the Kurdish-dominated region of Afrin amid Turkish shelling in the area.

Turkey: 'Case closed' - Erdogan says Turkish shelling curbed Syrian militias in Afrin00:30
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated that pro-government military units were pushed back by Turkish shelling of the Kurdish-dominated Afrin area, speaking in Ankara on Tuesday."Today towards evening, it's been determined by the HTS (Hay'aat Tahrir Al-Sham) militia that about 10 pick-up trucks were coming towards Afrin. Then they were forced to turn back following the shelling," stated Erdogan. Pro-Syrian government militias had begun entering the Kurdish-dominated region of Afrin amid Turkish shelling in the area.

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