Turkish offensive will not go beyond 30 km into Syria: foreign minister
Thursday, 10 October 2019 () Turkey's incursion will not go further than 30 km into northeast Syria, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, as Turkish forces pressed on against Kurdish fighters in the second day of the operation.
Kurdish militia are making overtures toward Damascus and Moscow as Turkish jets pound their territory in Syria and the U.S. withdraws. It marks a new chapter in the war’s tangle of alliances. Matthew Larotonda reports.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Monday that the Turkish offensive in Syria could undermine years of battling the Islamic State militant group. Reuters Also reported by •Reuters India •France 24 •MENAFN.com