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Euphrates shield operation an extra impetus for Turkish policy options

Euphrates shield has begun on august 24 2016 by a Turkish military operation with coordination of international alliance forces to support a group of FSA to get rid of  controlling ISIS in north of Syria and to prevent Kurdish forces which follow the democratic union party (PYD) which turkey consider it as  the Syrian branch for Kurdistan workers' party  ,from linking the Kurdish cantons between Efren and Kubani and from making progress specifically in the west of Euphrates area that the operation takes its name from .


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