Turkey plans presence across northeast Syria, Erdogan says

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Turkey will set up a dozen observation posts across northeast Syria , President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, insisting that a planned “safe zone” will extend much farther than U.S. officials said was covered under a fragile ceasefire deal.

Less than 24 hours after he agreed the five-day truce to allow Kurdish forces time to pull back from Turkey’s crossborder assault, Erdogan underlined Ankara’s ambition to establish a presence along 300 miles of territory inside Syria .

On the border itself shelling could be heard near the Syria n...


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Turkey plans presence across northeast Syria, Erdogan says


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