Turkey and Russia will clear area 30 kilometers (18.6 miles) south of Turkey’s border with Syria of YPG/PKK terrorists, and security forces of two countries will conduct joint patrol, said Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday.

Referring to the agreement between the two countries, Cavusoglu said: “All YPG/PKK terrorists from the Euphrates to the Iraqi border, for 30 kilometers deep, will be removed, and we have started to conduct joint patrols there.”

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