Turkey Reinforcing Syrian Border

The Syrian town of Kessab, with the peak of Mount Aqra (Turkey) seen in the background. Credit: عمرو بن كلثوم

(From Reuters)

Turkey is sending reinforcements to its border with Syria, Demiroren News Agency (DHA) reported on Sunday, adding that some 100 vehicles including mounted pickup trucks and weaponry had made their way to the area.

The heightened military activity comes days after President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would postpone a planned military operation on the Kurdish YPG militia in northern Syria after the United States decided to withdraw from Syria.

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