Turkish troops entered Syria on January 20 to expel Kurdish YPG fighters from the border area, viewing them as an extension of the Kurdish PKK separatist group that Turkey has fought for decades.
A pro-Syrian government convoy that attempted to enter Afrin has been met by Turkish artillery fire, forcing it to retreat, a spokesperson for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said.
Last month, Turkey also launched a military operation in the northern Syrian district of Afrin against the US-backed Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), which is regarded by Ankara a organization affiliated with the PKK. Unfortunately, terrorist groups like these sometimes make missteps according to their own decisions.
However, the United States has supported the YPG to combat the Islamic State in Syria.
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Aditya Birla group will invest about Rs25,000 crore in the state across sectors over the next five years, he said. The event aims at attracting investment in Uttar Pradesh and making it an ideal destination for investment.
Nauert said Tillerson and Erdogan made a commitment to one another during the meeting and both Washington and Ankara recognized that the two countries had not worked well enough together over the past few years.
The deployment of the Popular Forces militia "increases the risk of a direct Syrian-Turkish confrontation, which adds another layer of complexity to the Syrian crisis", said Sami Nader, head of the Beirut-based Levant Institute for Strategic Affairs. Currently, the PKK advocates for democratic confederalism within Turkey.
Reuters reports Turkish forces have reached several kilometers into Syria, but the YPG still holds most of Afrin including its central town.
His comments came as Turkey's military is carrying out a cross-border offensive in Syria to clear a border enclave of Syrian Kurdish rebels.
Cantlay stumbled after the turn though, dropping shots after encountering tree-trouble on the 12th and 13th holes. He splashed out of the sand and the ball rolled into the pin and disappeared into the cup for an unlikely birdie.
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Watching her good friend Annalisa Drew bump her off the Olympic podium with her last run made Brita Sigourney sick to her stomach. That run gave Martinod her second straight Olympic silver medal in what will likely be one of the final contests of her career.
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She recovered to finish second before being carried out of the arena, seemingly safely through to Thursday's quarterfinals. She went back to the start and immediately fell behind, nearly deliberately so that she could find her stride.
Selling pressure could resume if hedge fund investors decide to continue liquidating their previously created long positions. European funds, added 7.6 tonnes, while Asian funds had net redemptions equal to 1.4 tonnes during the month.
But, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said early on Wednesday that the U.S. has failed in its bid against Pakistan . Pakistan's case will now be reviewed by the group in June, Asif said, calling the delay a diplomatic success.
JMMS Superintendent Chris DiLoreto said he notified all parents of the incident as soon as it happened via notifications. Emotional moments as the first students were reunited with their parents at Jackson Memorial Middle School .
Without those three, as well as Logan Morrison, who remains unsigned, the Rays have a dearth of power in their lineup. Robert Murray of FanRag Sports reports that the Rays will acquire second base prospect Nick Solak from the Yankees .
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Postal Service Inspector in charge of the Fort Worth Division said safety of postal employees is of the utmost importance. Postal Service was fatally shot early Monday on a Dallas highway, according to local reports.
Amazon Makes Whole Foods More Rewarding for Prime Members
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