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Syrian Government Claims to Capture More Ground in Idlib

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during the funeral of Turkish soldier Emre Baysal who was killed in Syria's Idlib region, in Istanbul, Turkey, Feb. 29, 2020.

As tensions continue to simmer between Turkey and Russia in the north of Syria, Ankara says another Turkish soldier was killed in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 34 in the last several days.

Turkey also is claiming to have killed large numbers of Syrian government forces and inflicted heavy material damage in retaliation.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on Russia to “get out of [Turkey’s way in] Syria” and allow it to “deal with [President Bashar al-] Assad,” in a speech to supporters Saturday. “Turkey,” he said, “has entered Syria at the demand of the Syrian people and read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com