Kurdish-led authorities in northeast Syria urge mobilisation

Reuters , Tuesday 23 Jan 2018

The Kurdish-led administration of northeast Syria called on Tuesday for mass mobilisation in defence of Syria's Afrin region against a Turkish military offensive.

"We call on all our people to defend Afrin and its pride, and contribute in all the related activities," it said in a statement without elaborating. Syrian Kurdish forces and their allies have set up three autonomous cantons, including Afrin in the northwest, since the start of the Syrian conflict.

 

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