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Turkey to ‘thwart games’ along Syria border

Erdogan calls on international NGOs to support Turkey’s operation against YPG

Reuters
14:46 January 24, 2018

ANKARA: Turkey will “thwart games” along its border, starting with Syria’s Manbij region, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, as the Turkish military entered the fifth day of its incursion into northern Syria’s Afrin region.

Speaking to local administrators in Ankara, Erdogan also called on international NGOs to support Turkey’s operation against the US-backed Kurdish YPG.

“I have doubts of the humanity of those who support this organisation (YPG) and call Turkey an invader,” Erdogan said in a speech to local administrators in Ankara.