Erdogan: Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria

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By Sarah Dadouch

ISTANBUL, Aug 4 (Reuters) –  Turkey  will carry out a military operation in a Kurdish-controlled area east of the Euphrates in northern Syria, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, its third offensive to dislodge Kurdish militia fighters close to its border.

Turkey  had in the past warned of carrying out military operations east of the river, but put them on hold after agreeing with the United States to create a safe zone inside Syria’s northeastern border with  Turkey  that would be cleared of the...


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Erdogan: Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria


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