Turks, with all their hearts, are supporting the country’s soldiers stationed in northwestern Syria to protect the civilian population and counter terrorist groups.

The Assad regime, in blatant violation of international law, continues to bombard civilians in regions including Idlib, a de-escalation zone where acts of aggression are prohibited based on a 2018 deal.

This, besides hundreds of civilian casualties, led to the martyrdom of 34 Turkish soldiers last week.

In response, Ankara on Feb. 27 launched Operation Spring Shield just across its southern border, which is being fully supported by the people of Turkey.

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