Turkey tightens siege on Afrin

Source:al Monitor Date:31Oct2017

As the sixth round of  Astana peace talks take start,  Ankara realizes it does not benefit from peace in Syria. After  its incursion in Idlip Province, military planners have now set eyes on neighboring, Kurdish  populated Afrin. Clashes might be unavoidable. Ankara’s ultimate objective is to prevent  a division of Syria between Assad and PYD-YPG.