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Turkey Warns Syria Over Afrin

Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

Syria says it will send pro-government forces to the region of Afrin, where Kurds are facing a Turkish offensive. In response, the Turkish deputy prime minister said it would be a disaster if Syrian government forces were to enter the border region.

Also in the programme: How will UN’s Palestinian refugee agency make up for loss in funding from the US? And former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi returns to the political scene - but this time he’s not allowed to vote.

Picture: Turkish-backed Syrian rebel fighters fire towards Kurdish forces from the People's Protection Units (YPG) in the Afrin region, on February 19, 2018. Credit: Getty Images

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Mon 19 Feb 2018 21:06GMT

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  • Mon 19 Feb 2018 21:06GMT

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