The forces of Operation Olive Branch
have now deployed at the gate of the Kurdish-held town of Afrin.
"As a result of Operation Olive Branch
, as of March 12, the center of the city of Afrin is surrounded, the strategically important areas are taken under control," the military said in a statement, Sputnik reported.
The sources further said that the village of Baslahiya and a military base also came under the control of the forces of Operation Olive Branch
in Afrin region.
Located in the village of Yapton, close to Worthing and Chichester, the Olive Branch
is positioned within a 0.25 acre (0.1 hectare) site.
The sources further said that the forces of Operation Olive Branch
managed to impose control over the Southwestern corridor to Afrin after deploying in Jandaris.
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Speaking about the Olive Branch
operation, Canikli added that this operation is carried out within the law.
The Turkish army said that a sum of 3,055 Kurdish fighters have been killed or captured by the Turkish troops and allied militants during Operation Olive Branch
in Afrin region.
ANKARA, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Wednesday that there is no evidence a Turkish helicopter was shot down in northwestern Syria's Afrin during the ongoing Operation Olive Branch
. Yildirim made his remarks in a press conference before an official visit to Belarus, adding that an accident crash committee was formed, and "an investigation in the armed forces is underway".
The US Air Force left the Incirlik air base in Turkey before the Operation Olive Branch
, Turkish newspaper Yenisafak reported referring to the retired general of the Turkish Air Force, Beyazit Karatas, on March 28.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Turkish army and the Ankara-backed militants occupied more Syrian territories after heavy clashes with the Kurds during the Operation Olive Branch
ANKARA, Feb 10 (KUNA) -- Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said two Turkish pilots were killed Saturday when a helicopter crashed in northwestern Syria's Afrin during Operation Olive Branch
. Speaking to reporters in Turkey's southwestern Mugla province, Yildirim said: "Unfortunately, one of our two ATAK helicopters on a mission in Afrin region has crashed.