BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:35 P.M.) – The Turkish Armed Forces continued their heavy shelling of the Afrin Canton this week, striking several areas under the control of the predominately Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG).

According to YPG activists, the Turkish military attacked several towns in the central and southern parts of the Afrin Canton, prompting the Kurdish forces to respond with grad missiles.

The YPG activists added that both parties are now exchanging intense hostilities in the northwestern part of the Aleppo Governorate.

On Friday, the Turkish Minister of Defense announced that his forces are preparing for their invasion of the Afrin Canton, following his meeting with the Russian goverment.

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This deceptive move by Turkey is co-ordinated with its US ally. It is meant to force Russian and Syrian government forces out, permitting the US colonial imperialist forces to take the place of the Russian troops and occupy Afrin, with the excuse of being there to prevent bloodshed between the Kurds and the Turksh forces. The Afrin front has been fairly quiet for quite some time and it is only now that the Surian government forces are about to crush their terrorists in Idleb, that Turkey and the US feel the urgency to carry out this operation to rout out… Read more »

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You could be right, but when the Turks, Yanks and Kurds are involved, we never know.