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Turkey Warns Syrian Army Against Helping Kurdish YPG In Afrin

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On Monday, Turkey warned that it would confront Syrian government forces if they entered Syria’s northwestern Afrin region to help the Kurdish YPG militia repel a Turkish offensive. Turkey began its Afrin operation with allied Syrian rebels last month against the YPG, which Ankara regards as a threat to its border. Monday’s comments by Turkey’s president came after a Kurdish official said a deal had been struck for the Syrian army to go into Afrin soon to help against the month-old assault.

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