-led coalition is training the PKK/PYD-led SDF as a “stabilization” and “hold force.
-backed group that is largely controlled and funded by the PKK/PYD terrorist organization in Syria.
”Not only is the PYD/YPG well-known for its poor human rights record, which is reflected in reports published by independent international human rights organizations, including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, but the terrorist organization poses a major threat to the national security of Turkey.
Foreign fighters On an international level, the PYD/YPG has conducted a very demanding campaign on media presence and brand control, ranging from political offices across Europe to Russia and Saudi Arabia, mobilizing both traditional and social media to push the issue forward.
”Criticizing Trump for his decision, Erdogan also reminded OIC members that the US has been supporting another terrorist organization in the Middle East – the YPG/PYD – which form the Syrian wing of the PKK – a terrorist organization according to Turkey, the US and European Union.
Likewise it is known that the US and Israel are in close contact with the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD)/Syrian Democratic Forces (SDG) with plans to include them on the negotiations table.
” Turkey is stating from the beginning that it is against any form of “problem-solving” with the role of terrorist groups PYD, YPG which are PKK’s Syrian affiliates.
The first is in regards to the US support for the PKK/PYD in Syria and second, the extradition of Fetullah Gülen, the criminal cult leader of the terrorist organization FETO, who is behind the coup attempt on the July 15 in 2016 which lead to the death of more than 250 people.
The meeting is significant amid the reports that Russia was also going to invite PYD to participate in the conference - which is intolerable for Turkey.
Under the motive of fighting against DAESH, very recently the US government has provided weapons to the YPG/PYD, the sister wings of the PKK – a serious security threat for the country.
The deal was significant as Turkey began to redefine its strategic and security objectives in the region and in Syria, in particular, after discovering that the United States is providing arms to the PYD/YPG.