US President Donald Trump has warned in case of Turkey's attack on Kurdish forces in Northern Syria in front of an "economic destruction". The Turkey will be destroyed, "economically", if you are attacking the Kurds, wrote Trump on Sunday evening (local time) on Twitter over the Nato partners. "At the same time I don't want the Kurds are provoking Turkey," he added in another message. Trump spoke also of the creation of a safety zone of 32 kilometres, but closer.
Also what did he mean exactly with "economic destruction", Trump. In the past year, he had imposed in the course of the dispute in the Turkey detained US Pastor sanctions against two Turkish Ministers, and punitive tariffs against Ankara increased. So he accelerated the decline of the national currency, the Lira. The sanctions were later lifted.
with the U.S. allied Kurds in Northern Syria fear after the withdrawal of US troops from the country, an attack of Turkey. Ankara sees Kurdish fighters of the YPG as a terrorist and extended Arm in Turkey's outlawed Kurdish workers ' party PKK. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had declared last Tuesday to wish to very soon call for action, "to neutralize these terrorist organizations on Syrian soil".
In December, Erdogan had put an Offensive against the Kurdish troops for the time being on the ice after the USA had announced their withdrawal from Syria. On Thursday Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stressed the outside in an Interview to the channel NTV, however, that Turkey will make a move, should delay the USA your deduction for a long time. The Turkish state news Agency Anadolu reported on Saturday that Turkey had reinforced its troops on the border with the Kurdish-controlled part of Syria. If it were battle tanks and troops.daily mirror tomorrow location Free
to order, Despite the Turkish threats was shown to US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo at the weekend, confident that the United States and Turkey could agree on the protection of the Kurdish troops. He had spoken with the Turkish foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, and although many Details still need to be worked out, he was optimistic that it could achieve a good output, said Pompeo on Saturday during a visit to the United Arab Emirates, according to a copy of the Ministry of foreign Affairs. How this can be done, however, he.
a lack of clarity about plans of the USA
On the concrete withdrawal plans of the USA in addition, since the days of confusion in the United States, because representatives of the government are contradictory to expressed. The US has about 2000 American soldiers in Syria, the fight against the terrorist militia Islamic state (IS). Trump had at 19. December is known to do you want to remove. This triggered fierce criticism and led to the resignation of Secretary of defense James Mattis.
On Friday it was said that the US had begun with the withdrawal of troops. In the night to Saturday, the Pentagon made it clear the speaker but that so far no soldiers had been withdrawn from Syria. First of all, only a series of "logistical measures had been" implemented, he said.More about
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Trump said on Sunday that the U.S. military will take harsh measures against the remaining fighters. The terrorist militia should form up again, would attack the United States from a nearby military base. (dpa)