By Atila Altuntas
STOCKHOLM (AA) - A Syrian refugee has appreciated Turkey for making it possible for them to get back to Syria.
Speaking to Swedish state television SVT, Mahmoud Mohammad, a Syrian refugee living in Turkey, said: “Turkey has made Syria a more secure place. It is time for us to return.”
The SVT’s report stated that the refugees in Turkey’s border Kilis province have started to return to their homes.
Mohammad also mentioned the defeat of Daesh terror group in Deir-Zor, a city in eastern Syria.
On Jan. 20, Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch to clear PYD/PKK and Daesh terrorists from Afrin, northwestern Syria.
The operation also aims at establishing security and stability along Turkish borders and the region as well as to protect Syrians from terrorist oppression and cruelty.