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U.S. Pulls Troops From Northern Syria Ahead Of Turkish Operation | WWNO

WWNO - 2019-10-21 15:11

Turkish FM: Operation to resume if Kurdish forces don't withdraw | Turkey News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-10-21 12:09

Turkish operation in Syria runs counter to int’l law - German foreign minister

TASS - 2019-10-21 08:56
"Judging by what we know and what Turkey provides as legal justification, we cannot agree with that. We do not think that attacking Kurdish units is legitimate from the international law’s point of view," Heiko Maas commented on Turkish arguments for the ...

Exclusive: Top Kurdish commander calls Turkish assault ‘ethnic cleansing operation’ - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

41nbc - 2019-10-20 12:17

US Responsible for Turkey’s “Ethnic Cleansing Op.” against Kurds: SDF Commander

BAS News - 2019-10-20 11:52
ERBIL — The United States will be responsible for the Turkish-led “ethnic cleansing operation” against millions of Kurds in northern Syria, said Mazlum Kobani, top commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). In an interview with NBC, Kobani criticiz ...

Exclusive: Top Kurdish commander calls Turkish assault ‘ethnic cleansing operation’

NBC News - 2019-10-20 06:33
Kurdish commander General Mazlum Kobane speaks out to NBC’s Richard Engel about Turkey’s assault in Syria. “It will be the biggest ethnic cleansing operation in the 21st century and it’s happening in front of the American army’s eyes,” he says. ...

Turkey to go ahead with operation in Syria unless Kurdish units retreat - minister

TASS - 2019-10-19 17:39
"Unless the terrorists pull out of the safe area, as the agreement reached with the United States says, we will go ahead with the operation", Turkish National Defense Minister Hulisi Akar said ...

Pentagon insists US does not endorse Turkish operation in Syria | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-10-19 01:05

Defying Pentagon, Trump backs Turkish operation in Syria targeting U.S.-backed Kurds - Syria -

Haaretz - 2019-10-18 21:51

Turkey’s Erdogan threatens to restart operation against Syrian Kurds if deal not respected

E-Kurd - 2019-10-18 16:46
ISTANBUL,— Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Friday warned that Ankara would restart its operation against Kurdish forces in Syrian Kurdistan on Tuesday evening if they do not withdraw from a “safe zone”. After US Vice President Mike Pence came to A ...

CBN's Operation Blessing Providing Aid in Northern Syria for Refugees Fleeing Turkish Invasion | CBN News

CBN - 2019-10-18 01:45

Pence touts cease-fire plan to save Kurds from Turkish assault

NBC News - 2019-10-18 00:07
After meeting President Erdogan in Ankara, the U.S. Vice President Mike Pence proudly announced a freeze of Turkey’s military operation in northern Syria. ...

Pence says U.S. to halt sanctions after Turkey ceasefire deal

Reuters - 2019-10-17 20:49
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday that Washington will impose no further sanctions on Turkey once there is a ceasefire in northern Syria, and that it will withdraw existing sanctions once the Turkish military operation is done. ...

10 reasons why Donald Trump is wrong to support Turkey

E-Kurd - 2019-10-17 20:04
Michael Rubin | The National Interest Turkey invaded Kurdish-administered northeastern Syria last week after President Donald Trump essentially green-lighted the operation in a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many supporters ...

Turkey's operation in northern Syria splits Germany's migrant communities

Reuters - 2019-10-17 18:47
Turkey's military offensive in neighboring Syria is raising tensions among Germany's large Turkish, Kurdish and Syrian Arab communities, who are bitterly divided over the operation and have made conflicting demands of Berlin on how to respond. ...

Pence meets Erdogan to urge Turkey ends Syria operation

Reuters - 2019-10-17 15:07
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met on Thursday to discuss Ankara's military offensive in northeast Syria, Turkey's presidency said. ...

Turkish operation in Syria should be proportionate to announced goals — Russia’s UN envoy

TASS - 2019-10-17 02:23
On October 9, Ankara launched an offensive in north Syria dubbed Operation Peace Spring, which began with airstrikes on Kurdish units ...

Turkey arrests 24 over criticism of offensive in Syrian Kurdistan: news agency

E-Kurd - 2019-10-16 21:48
ANKARA,— Turkish authorities have arrested 24 people for spreading “black propaganda” on social media about Ankara’s military operation in Syrian Kurdistan, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Wednesday. In the Kurdish region in northeast Syria, wh ...

Turkey arrests 24 over criticism of Syria offensive

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-16 19:18
Since the start of the operation, authorities have carried out a widespread crackdown on individuals criticizing the Turkish operation, including Kurdish lawmakers. ...

Turkey arrests 24 over criticism of Syria offensive: news agency

Reuters - 2019-10-16 12:26
Turkish authorities have arrested 24 people for spreading "black propaganda" on social media about Ankara's military operation in Syria, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Wednesday. ...

Turkish foreign minister, U.S. national security adviser to meet in Ankara on Wednesday: ministry

Reuters - 2019-10-16 12:26
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will meet with U.S. National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien at 1245 GMT in Ankara on Wednesday, Turkey's foreign ministry said, as Turkey pressed on with its military operation in northeastern Syria. ...

Russia says 'unacceptable' Turkish incursion into Syria must be temporary

Reuters - 2019-10-15 22:59
Russia called Turkey's military incursion into northeast Syria "unacceptable" and said on Tuesday the operation had to be limited in time and scale, a rare broadside that suggests Moscow's patience with Ankara is wearing thin. ...

Security Council meets for the second time on the Turkish military operation on western Kurdistan

Kurdiu - 2019-10-15 22:58

UK's Johnson and NATO's Stoltenberg: Turkish operation in Syria must end

Reuters - 2019-10-15 18:44
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg agreed Turkey's military operation against Kurdish forces in northeast Syria needed to end, a spokeswoman for Johnson's office said. ...

Kremlin envoy calls Turkish military operation in Syria 'unacceptable'

Reuters - 2019-10-15 14:07
The Kremlin's envoy for Syria on Tuesday called Turkey's military offensive in northeast Syria "unacceptable" and denied Ankara's operation had been cleared by Moscow in advance, Russian news agencies reported. ...

Turkey players salute Syria operation after goal against France

Reuters - 2019-10-15 13:38
Turkish footballers celebrated their goal in a 1-1 draw against world champions France with a military salute to soldiers fighting in northeast Syria, raising the risk of a UEFA investigation after a similar gesture three days ago. ...

Police operation in Malatya, Bursa and Istanbul

ANF - 2019-10-15 09:47
Turkish police detained HDP and EMEP executives in Malatya. Many houses raided in Bursa. ...

Kremlin says Turkey's military operation in Syria must be proportionate

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-15 00:52
The Kremlin was commenting as Russia-backed Syrian forces deployed deep inside Kurdish-held territory south of the Turkish frontier, less than 24 hours after Washington announced a full withdrawal. ...

Kurds in Japan protest Turkish operation in Syria | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News

NHK - 2019-10-14 21:20

Erdogan signals Manbij as next target in Turkey's Syria operation

Al Jazeera - 2019-10-14 16:56
Turkish forces to target Kurdish-held Manbij as al-Assad's troops deployed to border after deal with Kurdish forces. ...

Turkish offensive ‘unjustified,’ Anastasiades says

Kathimerini - 2019-10-14 16:26
that Operation Peace Spring aimed to eliminate threats from the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia and the Islamic State ...

Assad Will be Real Beneficiary From Turkish war on Syrian Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-10-14 02:34
Manish Rai | Turkey has launched its operation Peace Spring in Northern Syria aiming to uproot Kurdish forces. As the United States have already abandon their Kurdish allies which helped them to finish ISIS caliphate and pulling out all the Ame ...

Yezidi Leader Rejects Turkish Operation Against Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2019-10-13 23:54
ERBIL - The world Mir of Yezidis, Mir Hazim Tahseen Bag, has rejected any military campaigns by Turkey against the Kurdish people in Syria, urging Ankara to use diplomatic means to address its disputes with the Kurdish people in the neighboring country. ...

76 SDF Fighters Killed on Defense Lines Repelling Turkish Offensives: Statement

BAS News - 2019-10-13 15:26
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Sunday that a total of 76 fighters have so far been killed since the beginning of the Turkish offensive into the norther Syria. Turkey launched the massive aerial and ground operation last We ...

Kurds facing Turkish operation in Syria say they 'will win or die' - CNN

CNN - 2019-10-13 14:52

Spotlight: Turkish operation against Kurdish militia not much probable: analysts - Xinhua |

Xinhuanet - 2019-10-12 19:12

Kurdish MP demands closure of Qatar’s Al Jazeera TV office in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-10-12 19:04
SULAIMANI, Iraqi Kurdistan,— A Kurdish lawmaker called on Friday for closing the offices of Qatar’s Al Jazeera television in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region over the Gulf country’s support for the Turkish military operation against Kurdish forces in Syrian Ku ...

BCF Reaffirms Readiness to Deliver Aid to Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-10-12 10:50
ERBIL - The Kurdish Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) has reaffirmed its readiness to deliver humanitarian aid to the civilians in the Syrian Kurdistan, who have been affected by the Turkish operation. Turkey has begun a military operation against the Kur ...

Kurdish group in Japan denounces Turkish operation | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News

NHK - 2019-10-12 09:27

'This operation is a bad idea': Trump condemns Turkish invasion of Syria

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-10-12 07:07

Chairman of US Joint Chiefs of Staff discusses Syria with Turkish counterpart

TASS - 2019-10-12 06:34
On October 9, Ankara announced the launch of Operation Peace Spring in northern Syria, which began with airstrikes on Kurdish positions ...

'Americans sold us out,' Kurds guarding US base in Syria say

CNN - 2019-10-12 02:08
Kurdish forces guarding a US military base in northern Syria told CNN they feel they've been betrayed by their American allies after US President Donald Trump cleared the way for a Turkish operation against them. ...

Eight civilians killed in shelling of Turkish city near border with Syria — media

TASS - 2019-10-12 01:49
Ankara is currently conducting a military operation against the PKK and YPG to the east of the Euphrates river in Syria ...

Turkey loses it’s first soldier in Syrian clash with Kurdish fighters

WarIsBoring - 2019-10-11 19:59
dpa, Hamburg, Germany A Turkish soldier was killed in the cross-border offensive in north-eastern Syria, the Turkish Defence Ministry said on Friday. This is Turkey’s first reported military fatality in Operation Peace Spring that started on Wednesday. Th ...

More than 20 Kurdish fighters killed in two days in Turkish operation in Syria

TASS - 2019-10-11 19:08
Earlier, it was reported that the Syrian Democratic Forces were blocked in Tell Abyad after the Turkish forces and the Syrian opposition took under control communities to the east and west of the town ...

People protest Turkish invasion of northern Syria in Piranshahr

ANF - 2019-10-11 19:02
Reactions against the Turkish regime’s military operation to invade northern Syria continue growing. ...

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Kurdish militant attack in Syria: ministry

Reuters - 2019-10-11 18:46
Two Turkish soldiers were killed after a mortar attack hit the area near a military post in a part of northern Syria where Ankara mounted an operation against Kurdish militants last year, the defense ministry said on Friday. ...

Syrian Kurds 'determined' to resist Turkish operation | Turkey News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-10-11 18:26

Turkish police detain 11 over social media criticism of military operation | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-10-11 13:46

Russia calls on Turkey, others to exercise restraint in northeast Syria

Reuters - 2019-10-11 13:37
Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday called on Turkey and others to show restraint in northeast Syria, a sign of Moscow's growing concern about a Turkish military operation there against Kurdish forces. ...

The Latest: Incident outside Turkish Embassy in Ukraine

Washington Times - 2019-10-11 13:33
BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on Turkey's invasion of northeastern Syria in a military operation against Syrian Kurdish fighters there (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Several unidentified people have attacked protesters outside the Turkish Embassy in the Ukraini ...

The Only Hospital in Syria’s Tel Abyad Closed as Turkish Operation Rages

BAS News - 2019-10-11 13:05
ERBIL — The only public hospital in the Syrian border town of Tel Abyad has been forced to shut down as the Turkish military operation into East Euphrates continues for the third day. French Medecins Sans Frontiers, which was supporting the hospital befo ...

Putin says Turkey's Syria operation may allow militants to escape: Ifax

Reuters - 2019-10-11 12:33
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Friday that Islamic State militants held in northeast Syria could escape as a result of a Turkish military operation there, the Interfax news agency reported. ...

Putin warns jailed militants may escape amid Turkey's Syria operation: Ifax

Reuters - 2019-10-11 11:46
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Friday that Islamic State militants held in northeast Syria could escape from jail as a result of a Turkish military operation there, the Interfax news agency reported. ...

'We will win or we will die,' say defiant Kurds facing Turkish operation in Syria

CNN - 2019-10-11 08:58
The road into Tal Abyad was eerily empty. The Syrian border town's shops were all shuttered, following a steady stream of artillery strikes on its outskirts that began Thursday. ...

Turkish offensive in Syria a success, will go on, leaders say

The New Mail - 2019-10-11 06:59
A day after it launched a military operation into northern Syria to clear the region near its border of Kurdish forces, Turkey announced Thursday that the plan has so far… The post Turkish offensive in Syria a success, will go on, leaders say appeared fi ...

De-escalation of Turkish military operation in northern Syria ‘absolutely essential’ | UN News

UN - 2019-10-11 03:23

The story explained in four maps

BBC - 2019-10-11 02:25
The Turkish military says the operation aims to create a "safe zone" in Kurdish-held territory. ...

Turkish police fire water cannon at protesters Kurdish leaders in Turkey placed under criminal investigation after being accused of criticising Ankara’s military operation in Syria October 11, 2019

The National AE - 2019-10-11 01:44

KRG Preparing for Any Possible Exodus of Syrian Kurds: Official

BAS News - 2019-10-11 00:37
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government is making all preparations to take in Kurds escaping from the Syrian Kurdish areas after the start of the Turkish military operation in the area, said a Kurdish official. On Wednesday, the Turkish army together w ...

Over 60,000 Syrian Kurds Displaced by Turkish Offensive: Monitor

BAS News - 2019-10-11 00:37
ERBIL — More than 60,000 Syrian Kurdish civilians have escaped their homes during the first 36 hours of a massive cross-border operation by the Turkish army and Ankara-backed Islamist rebels, a monitoring group said. Turkey announced the operation on Wed ...

French police attack demonstrators against Turkish invasion

ANF - 2019-10-10 21:36
Reactions and protests against Turkey’s invasion operation against North and East Syria continue to grow. ...

Kurdistan Making Efforts to Halt War in Syria: Leader

BAS News - 2019-10-10 17:24
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani has expressed strong concerns over the recent Turkish operation in Syria, saying that they have been making efforts to halt the war and bring back peace to the region. "We have been closely watching th ...

People of northern Syria: Victory will be ours

ANF - 2019-10-10 17:21
Civilians are joining the resistance alongside the SDF against the invasion operation of the Turkish army with allied jihadist mercenaries. ...

Iran opposes any Turkish operation in Syria: foreign ministry

Gulan Media - 2019-10-10 16:31

Turkey does not see lasting negative economic impact from Syria operation

Reuters - 2019-10-10 16:03
The Turkish Treasury does not expect there to be a lasting negative impact on the country's economy from its military incursion in northeast Syria, a Treasury official told Reuters on Thursday. ...

Six Arab States Condemn Turkish Operation Against Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2019-10-10 15:56
ERBIL - At least six Arab states have condemned the Turkish operation in northeastern Syria against the Kurdish forces in the region which was started on Wednesday afternoon. Saudi Arabia has released a statement to condemn Turkey's incursion into Syria, ...

Trump says Syrian Kurds ‘didn’t help us in Normandy’, they are fighting for their land

E-Kurd - 2019-10-10 12:10
WASHINGTON,— The Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan facing a Turkish military operation did not “help us in Normandy,” US President Donald Trump said Wednesday, defending his widely-criticized decision to clear the way for the assault. The Kurdish forces– which t ...

U.S. Pulls Troops From Northern Syria Ahead Of Turkish Operation | On Point

WBUR - 2019-10-10 07:50

Trump defends decision to withdraw troops from northern Syria

CBS News - 2019-10-10 06:06
President Trump is continuing to face bipartisan backlash after Turkish forces launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin, Reuters White House correspondent Jeff Mason an ...

Turkish forces cross into Syria in offensive against the Kurds Large explosions rocked the town of Ras Al Ain as Turkey began a military operation in north-east Syria October 9, 2019

The National AE - 2019-10-10 06:00

Turkey begins offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

Washington Post - 2019-10-10 03:38
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey has begun a military operation against Kurdish fighters in Syria ...

Pentagon: ‘We Did Not Endorse A Turkish Operation in Northern Syria’

Yahoo - 2019-10-10 03:28

Turkish Operation Against Syrian Kurds Has Begun, Announces President Erdogan - News Nation

Newsnation - 2019-10-10 02:59

Turkish operation against Syrian Kurds has begun: Erdogan

Dailypioneer - 2019-10-10 02:59

Turkish forces hit 181 militant targets in Syria operation: defense ministry

Reuters - 2019-10-09 23:54
The Turkish army has hit a total of 181 militant targets with air strikes and howitzers since the start of operation into northeast Syria, the Turkish defense ministry said on Wednesday. ...

Kurdistan: People Gather in Solidarity with Syrian Kurds Amid Turkish Operation

BAS News - 2019-10-09 23:54
ERBIL - A number of people gathered on Wednesday evening in the Kurdistan Region's Sulaimaniya province in solidarity with the Syrian Kurds, as Turkey has already begun an operation in the country. A BasNews reporter said that the demonstrators were chan ...

Trump Threatens To 'Obliterate' Turkish Economy Ahead Of Planned Syria Operation

Rferl - 2019-10-09 23:37

Turkey Starts Ground Operation in Syria

BAS News - 2019-10-09 23:10
ERBIL - Only hours after an air operation against the Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria on Wednesday afternoon, Turkey also declared a ground military campaign in the region. According to the local reports, the Turkish airstrikes and artillery shellin ...

Kurdistan Parliament Calls for End to Turkish Military Operation in Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-10-09 23:10
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament released a statement overnight Wednesday to express concern over the Turkish military incursion into the Kurdish areas of north east Syria, calling for an end to the operation. The statement warned that fragile situati ...

Five civilians dead, tens injured in Turkish military operation on Syrian border

TASS - 2019-10-09 22:47
The Arab-Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces said three of its fighters had been killed ...

Saudi Arabia condemns Turkish operation against northeast Syria

ANF - 2019-10-09 22:28
Reactions against Turkish incursion into northern Syria continue to pour in. ...

Civilians flee Syrian border towns as Turkish warplanes, artillery begin offensive

Reuters - 2019-10-09 22:24
Turkey attacked Kurdish militia positions in northeast Syria on Wednesday, pounding them with air strikes and artillery barrages in a cross-border military operation just days after U.S. troops pulled back from the area. ...

France says Turkey operation jeopardizes security and humanitarian efforts

Reuters - 2019-10-09 22:24
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on his Twitter feed that he condemns the unilateral Turkish and Syrian operation in northeast Syria. ...

Pentagon Says It Doesn't Endorse Turkish Military Operation in Syria — Naharnet

Naharnet - 2019-10-09 20:42

Turkish military operation underway in Syria, Kurdish fighters seek cover as U.S. support is now where to be found

WarIsBoring - 2019-10-09 20:13
By Nabih Bulos Los Angeles Times Turkey launched its incursion into areas of northern Syria on Wednesday to excise a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia, Turkish officials said on Wednesday. The move frustrates calls by U.S. lawmakers to prevent what many believe ...

Local civilians flee Ras al-Ayn as Turkish military operation begins

TASS - 2019-10-09 20:09
Earlier, the Kurdish combatants affiliated with the coalition Syrian Democratic Forces declared total mobilization in the border areas for resistance to Turkish forces ...

Turkey informs international community of its military operation in Syria

TASS - 2019-10-09 20:09
Ankara announced Wednesday that it had launched its military operation dubbed Peace Spring in north Syria - the operation started with the Turkish Air Force’s strikes against Kurdish positions ...

Russia is prepared to promote dialogue between Damascus, Kurds on Turkish border

TASS - 2019-10-09 20:09
Earlier in the day, Ankara declared the start of a military operation, which began with air strikes against Kurdish forces ...

Trump Makes Way for Turkish Operation in Syria | Small Wars Journal

Smallwarsjournal - 2019-10-09 20:04

Major shift: Trump clears way for Turkish operation in Syria | RNZ News

RNZ - 2019-10-09 20:04

Turkey launches military operation in northeast Syria

Al Jazeera - 2019-10-09 19:55
Turkish jets strike Syrian border towns controlled by Kurdish-led forces after US forces pulled back from the area. ...

UNSC to Convene on Turkish Incursion into Syria

BAS News - 2019-10-09 19:43
ERBIL - The United Nations Security Council is expected to hold a meeting to discuss the Turkish operation in northeastern Syria against the Kurdish forces, which was started on Wednesday afternoon. The UNSC's meeting is said to be held behind closed-doo ...

These Five Infamous ISIS Prisoners Could Win Freedom Amid Chaos of Turkey's Syria Invasion

Newsweek - 2019-10-09 19:16
Some 2,500 ISIS foreign fighters remain in Kurdish prisons in northeastern Syria, but the Turkish operation may threaten the security of such facilities. ...

Turkey launches offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

Washington Post - 2019-10-09 19:10
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey has begun a military operation into Syria ...

Turkey launches offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

Washington Times - 2019-10-09 18:57
AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) - Turkey launched a military operation Wednesday against Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria after U.S. forces pulled back from the area, with a series of airstrikes hitting a town on Syria's northern border. Turkish President Re ...

Civilians flee Syrian border towns as Turkish warplanes, artillery kick off offensive

Reuters - 2019-10-09 18:31
Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday just days after U.S. troops pulled back from the area, with warplanes and artillery striking militia positions in several towns in the border region. ...

Turkish offensive in Syria could reinvigorate Islamic State: Germany

Reuters - 2019-10-09 17:16
Germany on Wednesday urged Turkey to halt a military operation in northern Syria, saying the incursion would destabilize the country and risked helping a resurgence of the Islamic State militant group. ...

Explainer: Turkish operation may redraw map of Syrian war once again

Reuters - 2019-10-09 17:16
Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday, with air strikes hitting the border town of Ras al Ain. ...

Turkey begins an offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

Los Angeles Times - 2019-10-09 16:56
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says a Turkish military operation into Syria has started after President Trump pulled U.S. troops out. ...
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