Conflicts: Erdogan: "Very soon" military offensive in northern Syria
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Istanbul (dpa) - During ongoing negotiations between the US and Turkey over a Kurdish militia-free buffer zone in northern Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan once again threatened a military offensive. He told Turkish ambassadors in Ankara: "It is our highest priority to dry out the terror swamp in northern Syria." The process, which began with two previous Turkish offensives in northern Syria, will "very soon" enter a "new phase" , The area on the Turkish border is controlled by the Kurdish militia YPG.