Russia tells Turkey Kurdish fighters have left NE Syrian border area – Erdogan

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Russia has informed Turkey that Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters have withdrawn from a strip of land near the Syrian-Turkish border within a deadline set by Ankara and Moscow, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.

Under an accord clinched by Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin a week ago, Syrian border guards and Russian military police were meant to clear all YPG forces and their weapons from a 30 km (19 mile) “safe zone” south of the border by 6 pm local time (1500 GMT) on Tuesday.

In the next phase of the plan, Russian and...


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Russia tells Turkey Kurdish fighters have left NE Syrian border area – Erdogan


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