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    Erdogan: We will continue our operation in Afrin until the end!

    The newspaper “quoted Yeni Safak ” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that Ankara would not retreat from its intention to proceed with its operation in the Syrian town of Afrin until the end.
    “During the operation of the Euphrates Shield, we targeted those who planned to build a terrorist corridor along our border,” he told the newspaper. “The United States then brought five thousand trucks loaded with military equipment, distributed to terrorist organizations.” The operation in Afrin is also over, When the goals set for them are met.
    Erdogan promised that his country would impose its control over Afrin, as it did in the cities of Grapples, the shepherd and the door, pledging “I declare that Ankara is not planning to take over the territory of Syria.
    Following Erdogan’s statement, the first Turkish soldier was reported killed during the ongoing military operations in Syria. Anatolia news agency reported that the Turkish military was killed during clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Turkey.
     Turkey launched its military operation called “olive branch” in the northern region of Afrin on 20 January, and aims to eliminate the Kurdish armed units considered by Turkey terrorist.

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