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Turkey reinforces military posts around Ain Issa amid clashes with Kurdish forces

Turkey established military posts and provided them with advanced weapons to prevent the advance of the Syrian Democratic Forces toward areas under Turkish control.
Russian troops escort Syrian civilians returning to Ain Issa

Turkish military forces have now established four small bases near the town of Ain Issa in northern Syria’s Raqqa province. The move comes as clashes continue between Turkish-backed forces of the opposition Syrian National Army and the Kurdish-led Syria Democratic Forces (SDF), which controls Ain Issa.

The bases are to the north, east and west of Ain Issa. The Saida facility and another near the village of Hoshan were established in December. A base near the village of al-Mushairefah was erected at the end of January and the al-Muallaq facility was established March 10.

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