400 food parcels distributed in Operation Peace Spring zone, cleared of YPG/PKK terrorists by Turkey

SANLIURFA, Turkey

A Kuwait-based charity distributed 400 food packets in northern Syria as part of their Ramadan aid.

Staples such as flour, sugar, and oil were distributed by Sait in the areas of Tal Abyad and Ras al-Ayn, cleared of terrorists during Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring.

Syria has been ravaged by a civil war since early 2011, when the Assad regime cracked down on pro-democracy protesters.

Hundreds of thousands of people have been killed and more than 10 million displaced, according to UN estimates.

Turkey launched Operation Peace Spring last October to eliminate YPG/PKK terrorists from northern Syria east of the Euphrates River to secure Turkey’s borders, aid in the safe return of Syrian refugees, and ensure Syria’s territorial integrity.

In its more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK — listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the US and the European Union — has been responsible for the deaths of 40,000 people, including women, children, and infants. The YPG is its Syrian offshoot.

*Writing by Seda Sevencan

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