Turkey’s president has vowed to keep up the pressure against a US-backed Syrian Kurdish militia after his troops captured the Syrian town of Afrin, threatening to expand the military offensive into other Kurdish-held areas across northern Syria and even into neighbouring Iraq.
Turkish troops and their rebel allies swept into the north-west Syrian town of Afrin yesterday, the culmination of an eight-week campaign to drive the Kurdish YPG fighters from the region.
The Syrian Government demanded the Turkish troops leave Afrin, calling their control of the town “illegitimate.”
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