Turkey, Free Syrian Army take complete control of Afrin

Turkey, Free Syrian Army take complete control of Afrin

AFRIN, SYRIA - MARCH 20: A Turkish soldier is greeted by a Syrians in town center after Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army (FSA) took complete control of northwestern Syria's Afrin within the "Operation Olive Branch" on March 20, 2018. The Turkish troops and Free Syrian Army fighters took control of the Afrin town center early on Sunday as part of Operation Olive Branch, which was launched on Jan. 20 to clear the area of YPG/PKK-Daesh terrorists. ( Emin Sansar - Anadolu Agency )

Turkey, Free Syrian Army take complete control of Afrin
Fotoğraf: Emin Sansar

AFRIN, SYRIA - MARCH 20: A Turkish soldier is greeted by a Syrian woman Melek Salih (60) in town center after Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army (FSA) took complete control of northwestern Syria's Afrin within the "Operation Olive Branch" on March 20, 2018. The Turkish troops and Free Syrian Army fighters took control of the Afrin town center early on Sunday as part of Operation Olive Branch, which was launched on Jan. 20 to clear the area of YPG/PKK-Daesh terrorists. ( Emin Sansar - Anadolu Agency )

Turkey, Free Syrian Army take complete control of Afrin Fotoğraf: Emin Sansar

AFRIN, SYRIA - MARCH 20: Turkish soldiers in town center after Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army (FSA) took complete control of northwestern Syria's Afrin within the "Operation Olive Branch" on March 20, 2018. "Afrin town center was completely taken control of at 8.30 a.m.," Erdogan said during his address at the ceremony of 103rd anniversary of Gallipoli Campaign on March 18, 2018. Troops entered the town center from east, west and north sides. During the entrance, some mines placed by terrorists at entry points of the district exploded as FSA fighters advanced into the town center, it was learned. According to the Turkish General Staff, the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkey's borders and the region as well as protect Syrians from terrorist cruelty and oppression. The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey’s rights based on international law, UN Security Council resolutions, its self-defense rights under the UN charter, and respect for Syria's territorial integrity, it said. ( Emin Sansar - Anadolu Agency )

Turkey, Free Syrian Army take complete control of Afrin Fotoğraf: Emin Sansar

AFRIN, SYRIA - MARCH 20: Turkish soldiers distribute food to local residents in town center after Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army (FSA) took complete control of northwestern Syria's Afrin within the "Operation Olive Branch" on March 20, 2018. "Afrin town center was completely taken control of at 8.30 a.m.," Erdogan said during his address at the ceremony of 103rd anniversary of Gallipoli Campaign on March 18, 2018. Troops entered the town center from east, west and north sides. During the entrance, some mines placed by terrorists at entry points of the district exploded as FSA fighters advanced into the town center, it was learned. According to the Turkish General Staff, the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkey's borders and the region as well as protect Syrians from terrorist cruelty and oppression. The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey’s rights based on international law, UN Security Council resolutions, its self-defense rights under the UN charter, and respect for Syria's territorial integrity, it said. ( Emin Sansar - Anadolu Agency )

Turkey, Free Syrian Army take complete control of Afrin
Fotoğraf: Emin Sansar

AFRIN, SYRIA - MARCH 20: A Turkish soldier is greeted by a Syrian woman Melek Salih (60) in town center after Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army (FSA) took complete control of northwestern Syria's Afrin within the "Operation Olive Branch" on March 20, 2018. The Turkish troops and Free Syrian Army fighters took control of the Afrin town center early on Sunday as part of Operation Olive Branch, which was launched on Jan. 20 to clear the area of YPG/PKK-Daesh terrorists. ( Emin Sansar - Anadolu Agency )

Turkey, Free Syrian Army take complete control of Afrin Fotoğraf: Emin Sansar

AFRIN, SYRIA - MARCH 20: Local residents greet Turkish soldiers in town center after Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army (FSA) took complete control of northwestern Syria's Afrin within the "Operation Olive Branch" on March 20, 2018. "Afrin town center was completely taken control of at 8.30 a.m.," Erdogan said during his address at the ceremony of 103rd anniversary of Gallipoli Campaign on March 18, 2018. Troops entered the town center from east, west and north sides. During the entrance, some mines placed by terrorists at entry points of the district exploded as FSA fighters advanced into the town center, it was learned. According to the Turkish General Staff, the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkey's borders and the region as well as protect Syrians from terrorist cruelty and oppression. The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey’s rights based on international law, UN Security Council resolutions, its self-defense rights under the UN charter, and respect for Syria's territorial integrity, it said. ( Emin Sansar - Anadolu Agency )

Turkey, Free Syrian Army take complete control of Afrin Fotoğraf: Emin Sansar

AFRIN, SYRIA - MARCH 20: A Turkish soldier gives candy to children in town center after Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army (FSA) took complete control of northwestern Syria's Afrin within the "Operation Olive Branch" on March 20, 2018. "Afrin town center was completely taken control of at 8.30 a.m.," Erdogan said during his address at the ceremony of 103rd anniversary of Gallipoli Campaign on March 18, 2018. Troops entered the town center from east, west and north sides. During the entrance, some mines placed by terrorists at entry points of the district exploded as FSA fighters advanced into the town center, it was learned. According to the Turkish General Staff, the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkey's borders and the region as well as protect Syrians from terrorist cruelty and oppression. The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey’s rights based on international law, UN Security Council resolutions, its self-defense rights under the UN charter, and respect for Syria's territorial integrity, it said. ( Emin Sansar - Anadolu Agency )

Turkey, Free Syrian Army take complete control of Afrin Fotoğraf: Emin Sansar

AFRIN, SYRIA - MARCH 20: A Turkish soldier gives candy to children in town center after Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army (FSA) took complete control of northwestern Syria's Afrin within the "Operation Olive Branch" on March 20, 2018. "Afrin town center was completely taken control of at 8.30 a.m.," Erdogan said during his address at the ceremony of 103rd anniversary of Gallipoli Campaign on March 18, 2018. Troops entered the town center from east, west and north sides. During the entrance, some mines placed by terrorists at entry points of the district exploded as FSA fighters advanced into the town center, it was learned. According to the Turkish General Staff, the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkey's borders and the region as well as protect Syrians from terrorist cruelty and oppression. The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey’s rights based on international law, UN Security Council resolutions, its self-defense rights under the UN charter, and respect for Syria's territorial integrity, it said. ( Emin Sansar - Anadolu Agency )

Turkey, Free Syrian Army take complete control of Afrin Fotoğraf: Emin Sansar

AFRIN, SYRIA - MARCH 20: Turkish soldiers distribute food to local residents in town center after Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army (FSA) took complete control of northwestern Syria's Afrin within the "Operation Olive Branch" on March 20, 2018. "Afrin town center was completely taken control of at 8.30 a.m.," Erdogan said during his address at the ceremony of 103rd anniversary of Gallipoli Campaign on March 18, 2018. Troops entered the town center from east, west and north sides. During the entrance, some mines placed by terrorists at entry points of the district exploded as FSA fighters advanced into the town center, it was learned. According to the Turkish General Staff, the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkey's borders and the region as well as protect Syrians from terrorist cruelty and oppression. The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey’s rights based on international law, UN Security Council resolutions, its self-defense rights under the UN charter, and respect for Syria's territorial integrity, it said. ( Emin Sansar - Anadolu Agency )

Turkey, Free Syrian Army take complete control of Afrin Fotoğraf: Emin Sansar

AFRIN, SYRIA - MARCH 20: A Turkish soldier chats with a child girl in town center after Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army (FSA) took complete control of northwestern Syria's Afrin within the "Operation Olive Branch" on March 20, 2018. "Afrin town center was completely taken control of at 8.30 a.m.," Erdogan said during his address at the ceremony of 103rd anniversary of Gallipoli Campaign on March 18, 2018. Troops entered the town center from east, west and north sides. During the entrance, some mines placed by terrorists at entry points of the district exploded as FSA fighters advanced into the town center, it was learned. According to the Turkish General Staff, the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkey's borders and the region as well as protect Syrians from terrorist cruelty and oppression. The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey’s rights based on international law, UN Security Council resolutions, its self-defense rights under the UN charter, and respect for Syria's territorial integrity, it said. ( Emin Sansar - Anadolu Agency )

Turkey, Free Syrian Army take complete control of Afrin Fotoğraf: Emin Sansar

AFRIN, SYRIA - MARCH 20: A Turkish soldier gives a packet of biscuit to a child in town center after Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army (FSA) took complete control of northwestern Syria's Afrin within the "Operation Olive Branch" on March 20, 2018. "Afrin town center was completely taken control of at 8.30 a.m.," Erdogan said during his address at the ceremony of 103rd anniversary of Gallipoli Campaign on March 18, 2018. Troops entered the town center from east, west and north sides. During the entrance, some mines placed by terrorists at entry points of the district exploded as FSA fighters advanced into the town center, it was learned. According to the Turkish General Staff, the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkey's borders and the region as well as protect Syrians from terrorist cruelty and oppression. The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey’s rights based on international law, UN Security Council resolutions, its self-defense rights under the UN charter, and respect for Syria's territorial integrity, it said. ( Emin Sansar - Anadolu Agency )

Turkey, Free Syrian Army take complete control of Afrin Fotoğraf: Emin Sansar

AFRIN, SYRIA - MARCH 20: A Turkish soldier gives a packet of biscuit to a child in town center after Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army (FSA) took complete control of northwestern Syria's Afrin within the "Operation Olive Branch" on March 20, 2018. "Afrin town center was completely taken control of at 8.30 a.m.," Erdogan said during his address at the ceremony of 103rd anniversary of Gallipoli Campaign on March 18, 2018. Troops entered the town center from east, west and north sides. During the entrance, some mines placed by terrorists at entry points of the district exploded as FSA fighters advanced into the town center, it was learned. According to the Turkish General Staff, the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkey's borders and the region as well as protect Syrians from terrorist cruelty and oppression. The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey’s rights based on international law, UN Security Council resolutions, its self-defense rights under the UN charter, and respect for Syria's territorial integrity, it said. ( Emin Sansar - Anadolu Agency )

Turkey, Free Syrian Army take complete control of Afrin Fotoğraf: Emin Sansar

AFRIN, SYRIA - MARCH 20: Turkish soldiers distribute food to local residents in town center after Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army (FSA) took complete control of northwestern Syria's Afrin within the "Operation Olive Branch" on March 20, 2018. "Afrin town center was completely taken control of at 8.30 a.m.," Erdogan said during his address at the ceremony of 103rd anniversary of Gallipoli Campaign on March 18, 2018. Troops entered the town center from east, west and north sides. During the entrance, some mines placed by terrorists at entry points of the district exploded as FSA fighters advanced into the town center, it was learned. According to the Turkish General Staff, the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkey's borders and the region as well as protect Syrians from terrorist cruelty and oppression. The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey’s rights based on international law, UN Security Council resolutions, its self-defense rights under the UN charter, and respect for Syria's territorial integrity, it said. ( Emin Sansar - Anadolu Agency )

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