Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the preparation of new military operations in Syria.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the first phase of Turkish military operations in Syria, which has received the name “shield of the Euphrates” is over, and already preparing new operations.
It is reported by the European true with reference to the Hurriyet Daily News.
“We have completed the first phase of the operation “shield of the Euphrates,” which was intended to clear the Syrian al-Bab from terrorists. It ended, and now will (the new operation – Ed.).
We are now preparing for a new operation to oust the terrorist organizations in other regions. We will give new names for new operations. We have very good surprises for all terrorist groups, including PKK, YPG, ISIS and FETÖ, this spring,” he said .
We will remind, at the end of March 2017 Turkey has completed the operation “Shield of the Euphrates”, which was launched in August last year in Northern Syria.
As you know, Turkey launched a military operation on 24 August last year to oust Islamists from its borders, and to stop the advance of the Kurdish units.