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Erdogan says Turkish troops inside IS bastion Al-Bab

ISTANBUL: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said Turkish troops and their Syrian rebel allies have entered the centre of the Islamic State-held bastion Al-Bab, saying its capture was now a "matter of time". "Al-Bab is now besieged from all fronts... Our forces entered the centre" with Syrian rebels, Erdogan told journalists in Istanbul before leaving for a tour of Gulf countries. Erdogan said it was "only a matter of time" before the allied forces took full control of the flashpoint town. "Daesh forces have…