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  4/24/2014, Nissan 24, 5774

Erdogan Sent 300 Soldiers to Turkish Site in Syria

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed that roughly 300 Turkish soldiers in armed vehicles were sent to strengthen security forces guarding the grave of Suleiman Shah, the grandfather of the founder of the Ottoman Empire, located in northern Syria.  

The site is under Turkish control yet on Syrian soil, about 30 kilometers from Syria’s border with Turkey.