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Turkey Poll Shows Strong Support for Ankara's Military Operations in Syria 

Turkey’s military incursion into Syria against a Kurdish militia has received overwhelming support, according to a new Turkish opinion poll.

The poll conducted by A&G found Operation Olive Branch, the name of the military operation, had 90 percent support among the Turkish population.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been unwavering in his message that Operation Olive Branch is a national struggle. 

“Only Allah is victorious, and faith is more important than arms. If needed, we’ll fight against the world,” he said Wednesday to an enthusiastic parliament.

Turkey’s mainstream media have all rigidly echoed Erdogan’s...

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Published By: Africa.. - Wednesday, 14 February, 2018

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