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Erdogan announced the completion of military operation in Syria

Эрдоган объявил о завершении военной операции  в СирииBut withdraw its troops from the territory of a neighboring country is not going to.

The national security Council of Turkey announced the “successful completion” of the operation “Shield of the Euphrates” that the country’s armed forces began in 2016 in Syria.

The statement said that the aim of the operation was to defend Turkey against the threat from militants of the “Islamic state” and give the opportunity to refugees from Syria “to return home and continue his peaceful life.”

The Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim explained that the possibility of military action by Turkey in Syria will continue under the new operations, which will have a different name.

We will remind, the country launched a military operation in Northern Syria in August 2016. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at the time that it is directed against the “Islamic state” and “terrorist groups of Syrian Kurds who threaten Turkey.”

Recall that in the course of the war in Syria began the new attack on Eastern Damascus. Insurgents and jihadists began to attack the position of the regime of government with car bombs.

Earlier, Russia, Iran and Turkey and the UN at the meeting in Astana agreed to establish a tripartite mechanism for monitoring observance of the truce in Syria. Despite the agreement, hostilities on the territory of the state do not stop.

Russia conducts military operations in Syria in 2015, after he received permission from the Federation Council to use Armed forces to combat terrorist groups.

Iran’s involvement in the Civil war in Syria began in 2011, where Iranians act as consultants, security personnel, special forces and are directly involved in the battles.

Turkey, in turn, has Syria, the totality of the armed conflict on the common border, with each side accusing each other of aggression and mass shootings.

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