'Operation Olive Branch' for self-defence and regional stability
The Turkish army in Syria during 'Operation Olive Branch' in January (Photo: Türk Silahlı Kuvvetleri)
By FARUK KAYMAKCI
BRUSSELS, TODAY, 13:48
Entering its seventh year, the conflict in Syria continues to be a direct threat to international security and regional stability.
Turkey's land border with Syria and Iraq, measuring 1,295 km in length, requires Turkey to be alert to the developments within its neighbors and vigilant towards the security threats emanating from these countries.
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