With the planned US withdrawal vacuum threatens in the North of Syria. Turkey, especially the Kurds militia, a thorn in the eye. In a telephone conversation Chancellor Angela Merkel has invited the Turkish President to act responsibly.
After the announcement of the United States, from Syria to deduct, has called on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to a prudent approach in the neighbouring country. Merkel had expressed in a telephone conversation with Erdogan, the expectation that "Turkey with restraint and responsibility will respond to the announced withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria," said Deputy government spokeswoman Martina Fietz.
The two leaders had agreed that the jihadists militia "Islamic state" ("IS") was not yet defeated. "The 'IS' is urged by the joint Action back to stay, but a significant risk that required further attention," the Fietz of the content of that conversation.