BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:00 P.M.) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated on Friday that his forces had ‘neutralized’ over 4,700 ‘terrorists’ since the start of Operation Olive Branch in late January.

“Since the onset of Operation Olive Branch in Afrin, 4,376 terrorists have been neutralized,” Erdoğan stated in regards to Syria.

Erdogan would later add that another 379 terrorists were neutralized in northern Iraq.

The ‘terrorists’ Erdogan is referring to are Kurdish fighters from the People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Syria and Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northern Iraq.

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Stern Daler
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Stern Daler
2018-05-04 22:10

He probably means including Kurdish civilian killed after YPG had left.

Daeshbags Sux
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Daeshbags Sux
2018-05-04 19:31

Does Erdogan snorts cocaine?
He’s really taking his dreams for reality! It’s nowhere near from the records of hospitals before the Afrin region fell to the cockroaches, very likely 20-30x more!

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2018-05-04 18:46

Wondering if Erdogan actually will launch an offensive against Manbij or not now. His rhetoric has become a lot less aggressive since the French and US put soldiers there.

I’m sure if Turkey launched an offensive to take Manbij the US and French forces would withdraw, but the pause is interesting. Turkey could be looking at significant losses as the Kurds get modernized.

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2018-05-04 20:43
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He’s bothering the Yanks to withdraw for 2 years. Actually, Yanks and French recently even sent more troops and vehicles and it’s obvious Erdolf is not in good terms with the EU while his bizarre “friendship” with Russia and moreover Iran is very badly seen in Washington. For the Afrin case, well, Yanks and French could do nothing as there was no access. Rojava already received heavy weaponry from the Germans and Frenchs but Yanks also began to deliver heavy gear last year. It’s more likely that the Turkish lunatic ended with a “dream on” from Washington+Paris and a “No… Read more »

Long Live Syria
Long Live Syria
2018-05-04 18:55

erDOG is not sure about Trumpet blowing Trump, whether his bark is bad or his bite is terrible. Trump is so unpredictable. For all you know as a President & Supreme commander of US Armed forces he might order launch of missile attack on Turki if by any chance Turki attacks Manbij and any Coalition soldiers are killed. Turki cannt retaliate and will learn how Syria is feeling. Obviously ErDOG can’t risk it and to show off he is yapping.

Abu bakr
Abu bakr
2018-05-04 21:51

Good erdogan fight and kill those Zionist Dogs