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Turkey Sends Reinforcements to Syrian Border

Turkey deployed additional tanks and missile defense systems to the Syrian border following five days of artillery exchanges with President Bashar al-Assad’s armed forces.

The Turkish army sent reinforcements to an area near the border town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province on Oct. 6, while a convoy of military vehicles towing howitzers headed toward the border town of Reyhanli in Hatay province today, the state-run Anatolia news agency said in two separate reports. Last week, parliament gave the government a one-year mandate to send forces into Syria if necessary.

Source: Bloomberg. Read full article. (link)

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