Turkey wants Afrin offensive to end by May

Turkey finds proof of YPG  PKK using children for terror

Turkey finds proof of YPG PKK using children for terror

Speaking to supporters in the city of Mersin, Erdogan said the Turkish army and allied Syrian rebels wanted to oust the YPG from all the towns they control close to the Turkish border.

"Now the centre of Afrin is surrounded and our entry is imminent", he said.

"The operations in Afrin will continue until this swamp of terror is dried", Erdogan warned.

A total of 18 PKK terrorists were "neutralized" in Turkey's southeastern provinces of Diyarbakir, Mardin and northern Iraq this week, the Turkish General Staff said on Saturday. As of now, we have Afrin encircled.

Tensions between the U.S. and Turkey has escalated as a result of the operation, with Ankara accusing Washington of leaving pockets of Daesh militants in Syria intact to justify continued cooperation with Kurdish forces in the country. "Approximately 850 square kilometers are under our control during the Afrin operation, and our aim is to clear 2,000 square kilometers from terrorists", he added.

Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" to imply the terrorists in question either surrendered or were killed or captured.

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The Turkish postal service or PTT is now serving a Syrian city liberated from terrorists in 2016 by Turkish soldiers.

Turkey's foreign minister says his government hopes that a cross-border military offensive in a Syrian Kurdish-held enclave will end before May. Turkey sees the YPG as a terrorist group and an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).

Turkish state media said Turkey's advance continued on Friday, with the forces now on the edge of the Afrin municipal district.

Turkey launched the assault into the enclave on January 20 to drive out Syrian Kurdish fighters that Ankara considers to be a security threat due to their links to outlawed rebels in Turkey.

Turkey ended its campaign in northern Syria in March 2017 but at the time did not rule out the possibility of yet another military offensive inside the Arab country.

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