Syrian Kurds: Turkey’s lying when he talks about the operation against ISISUncategorized January 24, 2018
Kurdish militias claim that the Turkish government is lying about the purpose and methods of conducting military operation “Olive branch” near the town of Afrin in the North-West of Syria. According to the representative of the democratic Forces of Syria (SDF) Radura Xelil, in this place there are no terrorists of the Islamic state, allegedly against which conducts an operation the Turkish army, says the Agency Reuters.
The speaker of the Alliance of the Syrian opposition and Kurdish groups said that such statements of command of the Turkish army – “a lie aimed to mislead the world community”.
Xelil argues that “the whole world knows” – Affleck supposedly has no positions.
The SDF representative said that against the Turkish troops in Syria are fighting volunteers from Germany, Britain and even the United States.
See also: Turkey has warned the United States about the impact of their allies-the Kurds in Syria
20 Jan 2018 Turkish army launched airstrikes on the border and under the control of Kurdish groups, the PYD/YPG in the city of Afrin in Northern Syria. The Turks are trying to oust from the region the Kurdish people’s defence, supposedly to create a “security belt” near the border. In addition, Ankara says nistupleniya focus on positions of the terrorist network Islamic state. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan saidthat he wants a quick completion of the “Olive branch” in the North of Syria.
In the area near Afrin near the Turkish-Syrian border in the last few days the shelling killed civilians, said the UN. There are 324 thousand people, including 126 thousand IDPs from other parts of Syria.
Kurdish formation in Syria is a key partner of the US in the fight against ISIS and make up a significant part of the Syrian democratic forces. Turkey, however, views these groups as “terrorists” – the same as his, Turkish separatists.
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