19:43 GMT08 May 2021
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    The United States strongly supports the Turkish military operation in Syrian Jarablus and provided air cover for it, US Vice President Joe Biden said on Wednesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — "In terms of the operation in Jarablus, we strongly support what the Turkish military has organized and done. We've been flying air cover for them," Biden said at the joint press conference with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

    The Turkish armed forces, backed by the US-led coalition aircraft, launched a campaign dubbed "Euphrates Shield" to clear Jarablus of extremist militants in the early hours of Wednesday.

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