(Oct 9): Turkey said its military will cross the border with northeast Syria “shortly”, aiming to push back Kurdish militants days after the US said it wouldn’t stand in the way.

Troops supported by the Free Syrian Army intend to launch the offensive together, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s communications director Fahrettin Altun said in a tweet.

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