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Saturday, December 10, 2016

Erdogan, coincided with the invasion of Syria by the 500th anniversary of the famous Turkish battle

Turkey began a ground operation in Syria for liberation from the banned in Russia “Islamic state” border town Jarablus, reports local newspaper Daily Sabah.

photo: kremlin.ru

In this case the media he draws historical Parallels between today’s invasion (according to the television of the Republic, crossed the border already 10-15 tanks) and the battle of Margins Dabic, which occurred in 1516 near the city of Aleppo.

Thus, the current operation from the point of view of Turkish society is perceived as reinsurance victorious for Turkey Ottoman-Mamluk war, in which the Mamluk Sultanate was completely destroyed, and the Ottoman Empire, to attempt the recovery of which has repeatedly accused Erdogan including in Russia, several hundred years further strengthened its dominance in the region.

So, in the end of the war, the Ottoman Empire seized the territory of Egypt and Palestine, making their own provinces.

Note that now the issue is only on the release of the IG Jarablus, but Turkey, analysts say, could expand its plans on a 90-km border zone in Syria.

On its territory are already sent Turkish special forces and conducted a massive artillery barrage and air strikes on enemy positions.


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