New Offensive: Turkish troops March to Syria


Turkish troops after the announcement of a new Offensive against Kurdish troops in Northern Syria mobile. TV channels showed on Thursday the pictures of military vehicles on the way to the border.

The state news Agency Anadolu reported in the night that lorries with tanks and heavy guns on Board, arrived in the border province of Kilis and brought Turkish troops on Syrian territory. The Pro-government newspaper “Yeni Safak”, according to the Turkish armed forces have also instructed the members of the opposition Free Syrian army (FSA), with 14,000 men to stand ready. Turkey supported the FSA.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had announced the Offensive on Wednesday during a speech in Ankara, however, without accurate information on the start. So far, Turkey is not only controlled Syrian areas to the West of the river Euphrates. Erdogan, you will be now well to the East of the Euphrates active and, above all, against the Kurdish YPG militia approach, which dominates at the Turkish border areas and in the Region against the terrorist militia “Islamic state” (IS) fighting. Turkey sees the YPG as an offshoot of the outlawed Kurdish workers ‘ party PKK and thus a terrorist organization.