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Syria’s Ras al-Ain to open trade crossing with Turkey

Turkey is constructing a border crossing linking the opposition-held city of Ras al-Ain in northeastern Syria with Turkish territory.
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ALEPPO, Syria — Construction is underway to build a commercial border crossing between Turkey’s Sanliurfa province and the opposition-held city of Ras al-Ain in the Operation Peace Spring area in northeastern Syria.

Merhi Youssef, head of the Ras al-Ain local council, told Al-Monitor, “The commercial crossing’s construction is expected to be completed as soon as possible, for it to be ready before Eid al-Fitr, which falls on May 23.”

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