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    Turkish Operation to Free Syria's Jarablus From Daesh Can Take Two Weeks

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    Turkey's operation to free Syria's border city of Jarablus from the Daesh jihadist group could last over two weeks, local NTV news channel reported Wednesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the Turkish television news channel citing military sources, the operation could last 15 days, and it aims to fully liberate Jarablus from Daesh militants and make a progress toward the jihadist group's de facto capital of Raqqa in northern Syria.

    Turkish authorities announced earlier in the day that Turkish forces, alongside US-led coalition aircraft, had begun a military operation to clear the Syrian border town of Daesh militants.

    Daesh is a terrorist organization outlawed in numerous countries worldwide, including Russia.

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