The Turkish General staff announced the defeat in ‘ Afrīn 108 goals out of 113 scheduled
ANKARA, January 20. /TASS/. Turkish armed forces in the course of “operation Olive branch” in the Syrian district of Afrin struck 108 of the 113 planned purposes. This is stated in a statement on Saturday the statement of the General staff of the armed forces of the Republic.
“As of 18:30 on 20 January, the Turkish armed forces struck objects 108 of the 113 planned. All the wounded and killed are militants of the Kurdistan workers party and the party “Democratic Union”, — quotes a statement to Anadolu Ajansı.
The report also says that Turkish aircraft attacked the airfield Mink in the Northwest of Syria, which is under the control of the forces of the “Forces of the people’s protection units” (SNA).
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia said that Moscow is concerned about reports of the beginning of the Turkey operations in the area of Afrin, and encourages affected parties to exercise restraint.
The General staff of the Turkish armed forces announced on Saturday to launch the operation “Olive branch” against Kurdish groups from units of the “forces of the people’s protection units” (SNA) and the party “Democratic Union” (DS) in ‘ afrīn. Ankara considers the DS and SNS Syrian offshoot of the PKK, recognized by Turkey as a terrorist organization.