Erdogan: Turkey to start military operation east of Euphrates in two days

It will help political stability in Syria, he said

“Turkey will carry out a military operation in the east of Euphrates in a couple of days and this step will facilitate the political solution in Syria”, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Wednesday.

Speaking at the Turkish Defense Industry Summit held at the Beştepe Presidential Palace Complex in capital Ankara, Erdoğan said it is time to realize Turkey’s decision to dissolve terrorism groupings east of Euphrates River, referring to areas controlled by the People’s Protection Units (YPG) terror group in eastern Syria.