Erdogan said the new operation into Afrin would be an extension of Turkey's 2016 incursion into northern Syria, which aimed to combat IS and stem the advance of USA -backed Kurdish forces.
A senior Turkish official told Reuters the USA training of the new "Border Security Force" is the reason that the US charge d'affaires was summoned in Ankara on Wednesday.
Turkey's president vowed "to purge terrorism" across the border in Syria as Turkish forces pounded US-backed fighters with artillery fire on Sunday.
Listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the USA and the European Union, the PKK has waged a terror campaign against Turkey for more than 30 years, leading to the deaths of more than 40,000 security forces and civilians - including more than 1,200 since July 2015 alone, when it resumed its armed campaign against the Turkish state following a fragile cease-fire.
The US-led coalition is working with its Syrian militia allies to set up a border force of 30,000 personnel, the coalition said on Sunday, a move that has added to Turkish anger over US support for Kurdish-dominated forces in Syria.
"Such initiatives, through cooperation with the PYD/YPG in contradiction with the U.S commitments and statements, endanger Turkey's national security and the territorial integrity of Syria, and are totally unacceptable", it said.
Late a year ago, Turkish troops were then deployed to rebel-held northern Idlib province, south of Afrin, as part of an agreement with Iran and Russian Federation to implement four so-called de-escalation zones in flashpoint areas around Syria.
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"We will continue our operations begun with Operation Euphrates Shield to clean our southern borders of terror in Afrin (northern Syria) in the days ahead god willing", Erdogan said in a televised speech.
Erdogan said he also expected support from allies in Turkey's fight against terrorism.
The coalition said the BSF would operate under SDF command and around 230 individuals were now undergoing training in its inaugural class.
Dillon said efforts were taken to ensure individuals served in areas close to their homes. "More Arabs will serve in areas along the Euphrates River Valley and along the border with Iraq to the south", the coalition's Public Affairs Office said.
Turkey has been working closely with Russian Federation and Iran to end the almost seven-year Syrian war, despite Moscow and Tehran supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad - and Ankara backing the anti-Assad opposition.
IED stands for improvised explosive device.
The US has about 2,000 troops in Syria fighting ISIL, and has said it is prepared to stay in the country until it is certain of three things: that the extremist group has been defeated, that stabilisation efforts can be sustained, and that there is meaningful progress in UN-led peace talks on ending the conflict.
The powerful natural disaster struck off Peru's coast early Sunday, tumbling adobe homes in small, rural towns, officials said. A tsunami threat has been issued in Peru and Chile following a powerful natural disaster just off the coast of South America.
The " shithole countries " remark has vexed Republicans, compelling many to make statements criticizing Trump for the remarks. Trump said past year that he's killing the program unless Congress sends him legislation by March to keep it.
Netanyahu will spend a day in Ahmedabad, a sort of personal day out with PM Narendra Modi , including a visit to Gandhi Ashram. He will also reach out to Bollywood in an exclusive "Shalom Bollywood" event, which is one of the itineraries.
The First Minister said: "N evertheless, Scotland's NHS remains the best-performing NHS anywhere in the United Kingdom". Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson called for a temporary halt on any planned cuts to hospital bed numbers.
And fans of the actress and reality star were quick pay tribute to Rebekah and send their condolences to her family. Last year, she said she was struggling to cope because she felt so isolated after turning to prostitution.
The payment stands at 30 million US dollars for the subsequent 10,000 and 50 million USA dollars for another 10,000 square km. Australia, China and Malaysia ended a fruitless $A200 million search of 120,000sqkm in January past year .
The victim of the carjacking refused to pursue charges, but charges were pending against the man for the robbery, police said. Police are trying to identify three people connected to the armed robbery of an Oklahoma City man.
The recent strike was the fourth time Israel has bombed and destroyed a cross-border tunnel since November 2017. Israel destroyed a mile-long tunnel that stretched from Gaza under Israel and into Egypt on Saturday night.
Otherwise, they'd be wise to keep a vigilant eye out for any new entrants sliding into their private conversations. Despite the sheer number of members in a group, someone is bound to notice an unexpected "guest" in their group.
The Russian Defense Ministry denied any of its aircraft were lost, but it acknowledged that two troops died in the shelling. The Russian and the US militaries have maintained regular contacts to avoid conflict between their forces in Syria .
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