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Turkey bolsters military on Syrian border as US readies pull out: Media

Reuters , Sunday 23 Dec 2018
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A wall along the border between Turkey and Syria is seen in Kilis province, Turkey, January 30, 2018. REUTERS
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Turkey is sending reinforcements to its border with Syria, Demiroren News Agency (DHA) reported on Sunday, adding that some 100 vehicles including mounted pickup trucks and weaponry had made their way to the area.

The heightened military activity comes days after President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would postpone a planned military operation on Kurdish YPG militia east of the Euphrates river in northern Syria following the United States’ decision to withdraw from Syria.

 

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