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(Worthy News) - Turkey is discussing with Russia and the United States a potential military offensive in a region of northeast Syria controlled by Kurdish fighters, a Turkish defense official was cited as saying by state media on Tuesday.
Turkey wants to set up a safe zone in the border area east of the Euphrates river after most U.S. troops pull out.
The American military has been supporting Kurdish-led forces there who are fighting remnants of the caliphate declared by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria in 2014. Turkey, however, views the Kurdish YPG fighters as terrorists and has repeatedly threatened to launch operations against them. [ Source: Jerusalem Post (Read More...) ]
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