The Turkish Defense Ministry posted a video Tuesday on Twitter showing residents of the town of Tal Abyad in northern Syria expressing their gratitude to the Turkish army and government for clearing it of PKK/YPG terrorists and renovating the school so their children can resume their studies.

After being damaged by PKK/YPG terrorists, the school was recently reopened after being renovated by the Turkish Defense Ministry and Sanliurfa governorate and has six units and 115 students.

“Our school is now better than before. If God permits, the world will also be better than before too,” a child from Tal

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