Turkish forces hit YPG targets in N Syria
ANKARA- Anadolu Agency
The offensive came in response to the attacks and harassment fire of the PKK/YPG on Turkish army elements on the area of the Operation Euphrates Shield, the ministry said on Twitter.
Since 2016, Turkey has conducted two major military operations in northwestern Syria- Operations Euphrates Shield and Olive Branch - to purge the region of terrorist groups ISIL and the YPG, which is the Syrian branch of the terrorist organization PKK.
PKK is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and the EU.