Turkey-led Forces Take Control of Syrian-Turkish Border between Jarabulus and Azaz (91km)

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Turkey-led Forces Take Control of Syrian-Turkish Border between Jarabulus and Azaz (91km)

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By September 5, the Turkish-led forces in Syria have taken control of the 91km border between Azaz and Jarabulus, wiping out the ISIS terrorist group from the area.

Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yildirim announced on September 5 that Turkish Armed Forces and Turkish-backed militants had successfully expelled “terrorist organizations” from the area.

“”All the terrorist organisations were pushed back – they are gone” Yildirim said.

After securing the borderline between two strategic strongholds of Azaz and Jarabulus, the Turkey-led forces will likely advance on the ISIS-controlled logistical hub of Al-Bab. This will allow them to destroy the last hopes of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) to link the YPG-controlled areas in northern Syria.

Turkey-led Forces Take Control of Syrian-Turkish Border between Jarabulus and Azaz (91km)

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