Turkish Tanks Arrive in Syria as Offensive Begins




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Published on Oct 9, 2019

Turkish tanks arrived at the Syrian border, Wednesday, October 9, as Turkey started a ground operation in northern Syria.
READ MORE: Turkey is facing calls for restraint by its Western allies as well as Russia and Iran after Ankara's forces launched a military offensive against a Syrian Kurdish militia Wednesday.

"[Turkish President Recep Tayyip] Erdogan cannot step back. He was under so much public pressure," said Huseyin Bagci, an international relations professor with Ankara's Middle East Technical University. "He could not postpone this [operation]. He has put his credibility on the line with this operation."

Operation Peace Spring was launched just three days after U.S. President Donald Trump, in a telephone conversation with Erdogan, decided to pull U.S. forces from northern Syria, paving the way for the Turkish offensive.
LINK: https://www.voanews.com/europe/ankara...


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