The Turkish reaction is a response to a move by the united states president-elect Donald Trumps security adviser John Bolton.
Bolton, who is on tour in the Middle east, held the press conference in Jerusalem on Sunday, and stressed then that president Trump will not allow that ”Turkey is killing kurds”.
was the last act in the complicated and unpredictable drama that occurred then Donald Trump nearly three weeks ago, announced that the united states will move quickly to withdraw its troops from Syria. The united states has approximately 2,000 specialsoldater in the northeast of Syria whose task is to fight the remaining motståndsfickorna held by terrorsekten ICE.
In this struggle is the US-soldiers allied with the syrian kurds-dominated militia, the Syrian defence forces (SDF). Syrienkurderna belong to the YPG, the military branch of Turkey are considered closely associated with the banned terrorist Turkish kurdpartiet the PKK.
Turkey has also long demanded that the U.S. cancel the cooperation with YPG soldiers. For soon one year ago, the Turkish military into Syrian territory to take control of the kurddominerade the area of Afrin. Now threatens Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan with a new army operation against the Syrian kurds, this time in the northeast.
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– We (the US) do not believe that the turks should initiate military action that is not fully coordinated with and approved by the united states, said John Bolton in Jerusalem.
the Reaction towards the statement were cool in Turkey's capital, Ankara.
" The Turkish armed forces is not against our kurdish brothers (in Syria), but against terrorists from the PKK, and the Daesh (IS), said Turkey's defense minister Hulusi Akar to the pro-government media on Monday.
continuing its Mellanösternresa to Turkey on Monday to discuss the Syrienfrågan with Turkish leaders. At the same time trying to Trump the administration to mitigate the president's message that the US troops should leave Syria immediately.
– the President's overall goal is to maintain the safety of our troops and for our allies (in Syria), " said White house spokesperson Mercedes Schlapp on Monday.
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