The Turkey moves the announced attack on the Kurdish militia YPG in Northern Syria. Among other things, it had prompted a phone call with US President Donald Trump to wait with the Offensive still “a while”, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul.
However, the Turkey will not move the attack forever, he explained. Erdogan assured that Turkey would fight against the IS and the country of the terrorist militia “clean”.
Erdogan announced last week, a military offensive against the YPG in Northern Syria. Trump ordered again this week with the withdrawal of American soldiers from Syria. Should Washington and the citizen troops leave the war country, would be the way for a Turkish attack on Northern Syria. The government in Ankara sees the YPG is an offshoot of the outlawed Kurdish workers ‘ party PKK. She has classified them as a terrorist organization.
Turkish foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu welcomed the planned US withdrawal from Syria. This had to be coordinated, he said according to the state Anadolu news Agency during a visit to Malta. Turkey liaised with the United States.
In the case of a Turkish attack on Northern Syria, the Kurds who live to see the battle against the IS terrorist militia is in danger. The Syrian Democratic forces (SDF) would be forced, of their troops from the Front with the IS to withdraw and relocate to the border with Turkey, said the leading Kurdish representative Ilham Ahmed on a visit to Paris.
Ahmed is the Co-Chairman of the political wing of the YPG-mentioned SDF. Their troops are in Syria, the main Partner of the USA in the fight against the terrorist militia Islamic state (IS). The YPG and local allies are currently in the East of the civil war of the country against one of the last IS-bastions to the place Hadschin.
“We ask the French diplomatic support,” said Ahmed, according to the French news Agency AFP. She is of the view that, in particular, French authorities could exert pressure on Turkey, their threat to withdraw. “We are afraid that we can’t control the Situation,” said Ahmed, with a view to the foreign IS fighters in the Region.
In the Region of Hadschin the fighters went on. The Syrian Observatory for human rights reported that the SDF moved troops against the IS. SDF spokesman, Mustafa Bali reported a counter-offensive of the jihadists.