The United States want to require prior to your announced troop withdrawal from Syria of Turkey’s guarantees for the fighting in Syria the Kurds.
A spokesman for the National security Council (NSC) in Washington, confirmed on Sunday reports in the media, according to security consultant John Bolton have given before his Meeting with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem is known.
The U.S. government is concerned about what is happening with their Kurdish allies in the fight against the terrorist militia Islamic state (IS), Turkey should contribute more in Syria.
“We do not think that the Turks military operations, companies should not fully aligned with the United States and the United States have not agreed,” said Bolton according to the Reports. US President, Donald Trump asking for a corresponding commitment from his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “There are goals we want to achieve, the affect of the withdrawal from Syria,” said Bolton.
The deduction of the 2000 U.S. soldiers could go ahead accordingly much slower, as Trump had this made before Christmas. “Schedules resulting from the fulfilment of conditions, and the creation of circumstances that we want to see,” said Bolton. He has also suggested that the US presence in the South of Syria could be maintained longer than in the North in the civil war country.
The Turkey should be supported in the view of U.S. officials, significantly from the United States, the main responsibility in the fight against the IS in Syria. The “Wall Street Journal” reported at the weekend, citing in particular referred to high government sources, Turkey asked for help for air strikes, transports and logistics. “The Turkish requests are so extensive, that, if fully met, the U.S. military would deepen its involvement in Syria, instead of reducing them,” – said in the report.
Trump had arranged before Christmas, the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria. Via Twitter, Trump said that Erdogan assured that Turkey could wipe out the Remnants of the IS in Syria””. In the “Wall Street Journal”report, the U.S. Department of defense to be skeptical about whether Turkey can be a substitute for the role of the United States appropriate.
The Turkey was shortly before the announcement of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan is still an Offensive against the Kurdish YPG militia in Northern Syria. Ankara sees the YPG, the controlled areas on the Turkish border, as a terrorist organization. US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said at the end of the week, they wanted to ensure that “the Turks respect the Kurds to slaughter”. Pompeo wants to compete on Tuesday a journey through eight Arab countries in the Middle East.
Bolton is expected on Tuesday in Turkey. He is accompanied by U.S. chief of staff General Joseph Dunford and the Syria envoy James Jeffrey. Bolton’s spokesman, there are, among other things, discussions with defense Minister Hulusi Akar and chief of the intelligence service, Hakan Fidan.
early Sunday morning tweeted Bolton a warning to the address of the Syrian government, the talks on the U.S.-deduction not to be understood as an invitation for the re-use of chemical weapons: “On every use, it will give a quick, strong response.”
In the context of the diplomacy prior to the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria, a Meeting between Turkish President Erdogan and Kremlin boss Vladimir Putin. The reported Turkish and Russian media on Sunday. The state-owned Turkish Anadolu Agency, the Meeting is to be held in January. Turkey is supporting in Syria, opposition rebels, and Russia, together with Iran, the government of leader Bashar al-Assad.