Turkey to Begin Massive Operations on Syrian Border

The Turkish outlet ‘The Daily Sabah’ has reported “at a time of increasing threats along its borders, Turkey is proceeding to fulfill its obligations to an international mine clearance treaty. Turkey’s Defense Minister İsmet Yılmaz told lawmakers that “the work to clear landmines on the country’s eastern borders will start in April.”

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He said more than 222,000 landmines will be cleared, and the country aims to conclude mine clearance operations all across Turkey by 2022.

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