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‘God-willing, soon’: Erdogan signals ground operation in Syria

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gestures as he speaks during a press conference on the sidelines of the G20 Leaders' Summit at Nusa Dua in Bali, Indonesia on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gestures as he speaks during a press conference on the sidelines of the G20 Leaders' Summit at Nusa Dua in Bali, Indonesia on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that Turkey would “soon” launch a ground operation in Syria against Kurdish militants following air raids.

“We have been on top of terrorists for a few days with our planes, cannons and drones,” Erdogan said in a televised address. “God-willing, we will root out all of them soon with our tanks, artillery and soldiers.”

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