Syrian troops enter towns in northeast as Erdogan warns of wider offensive

A photo from the Syrian Arab News Agency shows Syrian soldiers arriving Monday at Tal Tamr, Syria. (SANA/EPA)
A photo from the Syrian Arab News Agency shows Syrian soldiers arriving Monday at Tal Tamr, Syria. (SANA/EPA)
The arrival of forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad to areas once controlled by Syrian Kurdish authorities followed an 11th-hour agreement between the two sides to ward off a Turkish offensive. Syrian state media on Monday published photos of flag-waving troops entering the Syrian Kurdish administrative capital of Ain Issa, on the outskirts of Raqqa.

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