Published On: Sun, Jan 21st, 2018

Turkish Prime Minister: “Turkish troops entered Afrin at 11:00 on Sunday 21st”




Prime Minister Yıldırım said that the Olive Branch Operation, which had been initiated in Afrin, would be carried out in 4 phases and that a 30 km deep safe area would be created. Yıldırım announced that Turkish trrops had entered Afrin at 11.05 o’clock.

Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım, who met with media representatives in Istanbul, made explanations about the operation of Olive Branch.

Yıldırım explained that the operation would be carried out in 4 phases and a 30 km of safe area would be formed.

Yıldırım said that all the diplomatic negotiations had been done before the operation started.

He added that the Turkish soldiers had entered Syria at GULBABA location of KILIS to start land operations. Yıldırım said “We did not come to this point so easily. We struggled hard.



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