Turkey and Kurds – level 1

31-01-2018 07:00

Afrin is a region and a city in the north of Syria. It is also a Kurdish enclave. Turkish planes bomb the region. Turkey wants to drive out the Kurdish fighters.

After four days, Turkish soldiers move into the enclave. Turkey wants to create a 30-kilometres ‘safe zone’ around Afrin. This makes relations between Turkey and the USA worse.

Difficult words: enclave (a small area which a big area surrounds; people in the small area are in some way different from the people in the big area), drive out (make go away), relations (the ‘feelings’ between two countries).

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