Turkey: 365,000 refugees returned to safe zone in Syria
November 11, 2019 at 9:37 am | Published in: Europe & Russia, Middle East, News, Syria, Turkey
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during the 6th Turkish Medical World Congress in Istanbul, Turkey on 31 October 2019. [Arif Hüdaverdi Yaman - Anadolu Agency]
November 11, 2019 at 9:37 am
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has confirmed the return of 365,000 Syrians to homes in the “safe zones” setup by his forces in northern Syria.
In a speech delivered in Ankara yesterday, Erdogan said that Turkey’s military operations against armed factions in Syria had been successful and led to securing an area of more than 8,100 square kilometres.
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