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Syrian Pro-government forces, approaching Afrino at a distance of 10 kilometers, had retreated, upon hearing the warning shots. On Tuesday, February 20, reported the Turkish Anadolu news Agency on Twitter.
In the network appeared the picture, which the commanders of the armed people’s protection units (YPG) and the Syrian government army was found in Afrin and shook hands.
Earlier, on 20 February it became known that the Turkish military fired on government troops after they entered Afrin, where Turkey carries out the operation “Olive branch” against the Kurds. Video from the scene publishes Telegram-channel 4 Directorate involved in the review of the activities of terrorists.
The day before it was reported that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened Syria with consequences in case of support to the Kurds. Ankara promised the Syrian government forces to start military action, if they are in Afrin, to support Kurdish forces, and not to clear them from the region.
It was previously reported on the agreement between the Kurds and Damascus, according to which of the Syrian government forces entered the city to resist Turkish aggression.
January 20, Turkey is pursuing in ‘ afrīn the operation “Olive branch” against the forces of the Kurds. Ankara considers terrorists representatives of the Kurdish party Democratic Union (PYD) and its armed people’s protection units (YPG).
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