Turkey sends forces, sets up positions in Syria’s Idlib province to contain Kurdish militia

Published: 13/10/2017
Turkey sends forces, sets up positions in Syria’s Idlib province to contain Kurdish militia
Source: WWW.SCMP.COM

Turkey’s military on Friday confirmed it had started setting up observation posts in northwest Syria’s Idlib province in a deployment that appears partly aimed at containing a Kurdish militia. The General Staff, chief command of Turkey’s armed forces, said the joint operation with Syrian rebel groups is part of a deal it reached last month with Russia and Iran in Astana, Kazakhst

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