Erdogan files complaint against French magazine over ethnic cleansing comment

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Turkish President Tayyip  Erdogan  has filed a criminal complaint against a French magazine after it accused him of conducting ethnic cleansing in northeast Syria, state-owned Anadolu Agency said on Friday.

Erdogan  sent troops into northeast Syria on Oct. 9 to attack Kurdish YPG forces, which he views as terrorists linked to Kurdish insurgents operating inside Turkey.

Under a ceasefire plan now in force, the YPG is required to withdraw from an area within 30 km (19 miles) of the Turkish border. Ankara hopes to create a “safe zone”...


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Erdogan files complaint against French magazine over ethnic cleansing comment


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