ANKARA

Turkey’s Defense Ministry released a video on Thursday showing Turkish soldiers in northern Syria offering hot drinks to people during road controls.

In the video, soldiers at the checkpoints can be seen distributing hot drinks to people in the area cleared by Turkey’s latest anti-terror operation.

“Our soldiers continue their search activities at the checkpoints in Operation Peace Spring area for the safety of life and property of our Syrian brothers,” the ministry said on Twitter.

Turkey launched Operation Peace Spring on Oct. 9 to eliminate YPG/PKK terrorists from northern Syria east of the Euphrates River in order to

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