It is the right decision, that the president of the UNITED states, Donald Trump, will pull us soldiers out of Syria.
It writes Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's president, in an op-ed piece in the New York Times.
According to him, the original mission in Syria - repression of the islamist movement Islamic State (IS) - namely implemented.
- Military set is the so-called Islamic State defeated in Syria. But a military victory is just the first step, says the president.
In the same breath criticizes Erdogan, however, at the same time, the amerikanskledede coalition in Syria for the violent aerial bombardments.
- You have to hit the targets without regard for civilian losses. We have used other methods.
In the featured article presenting the Turkish president his proposal for a plan for the development in Syria where the civil war is over.
- the First step is to create a stabilisation force, which includes all members of syrian society. Only a diverse military unit may create a sense of security in Syria, says Erdogan.
the UNITED states has hesitated to take the clear, when the american troops pulled back. In the last week, Donald Trumps national security adviser, John Bolton, had certain conditions to Turkey in particular.
Turkey should ensure that the 'syrian opposition forces, who have fought together with us, will not be in danger', he pointed out, among other things.
the UNITED states has in the fight against the Islamic State allied with, in particular, the kurdish militia YPG in northern Syria.
Turkey claims that the YPG are working together with the Turkish-kurdish organisation PKK, which Ankara considered as a terrorist organisation.
Erdogan writes that he 'does not have anything outstanding with the syrian kurds', but at the same time, he has recently designated the YPG's fighters as 'terrorists'.
Turkey will, in future, seek to achieve greater control over the kurdish-controlled areas in Syria and 'ensuring political representation for all members of society', says Erdogan.
- Under our guard syrian territories controlled by the YPG, or the so-called Islamic State, being ruled by elected assemblies. Individuals without a connection to terrorist groups can participate.