Turkey intends to resume Operation Euphrates Shield
24 August 2016, the Turkish army launched Operation Euphrates Shield against the militants of the terrorist group Islamic State *, with the participation of the Syrian opposition, took the border town of Jarablus in northern Syria and Al-Bab. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım announced the end of March operations.
According to the expert, now Turkey is concerned about the situation in the Syrian province of Idlib.
According to Mavashev, Idlib will now be the main target for the Turkish army.
Opinion Mavasheva to some extent confirmed the head of the Turkish media association, columnist Turkish newspaper Takvim expert Ekrem Kyzyltash, who said that if necessary, Ankara can start new military operations in Syria, like Operation "Euphrates Shield", or expand the scope of " The shield of the Euphrates "in Syria, and this step will be made solely out of the national interests of Turkey.
According to Kyzyltash, the activity of such terrorist organizations as YPG (“Kurdish people's self-defense”) and PYD (“Democratic Union”) harms Turkey’s interests.
* Terrorist organizations banned in Russia
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