Earlier today, our military helicopter was shot down in the province of Hatay during Operation Olive Branch. They will pay the full price.- Hurriyet newspaper leads the words of the president. Erdogan said nothing about the fate of the crew. The newspaper also does not provide other details.
20 January Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch against Kurdish units in northern Syria. Gradually, promises to complete the forceful action “as soon as possible” were replaced by statements that Ankara does not intend to limit itself to the time frame. In total, nine Turkish soldiers have already died in the Afrin area. Recep Tayyip Erdogan claims that during the operation, 800 terrorists were killed.