Turkey’s priority in its fight against terrorist organizations in Syria is the PKK/YPG.
It is true that the fight against the PKK terror inside and outside Turkey, and the dismantling of FETO (the terror organization which had infiltrated the state and perpetrated a bloody coup on 15 July 2016) members from the state have damaged, to an extent the country’s democracy.
Turkey has been into a very extensive rebuilding program in places that it saved from Daesh and the PYD/PKK.
has justified its continued and expanded support to the group despite knowing full well it was simply the Syrian branch of the PKK, a fact admitted by U.
after Abdullah Ocalan (leader of the PKK) was handed over to Turkey’s intelligence agency.
should have remained in Syria to support the PKK and YPG, otherwise the regime forces will fill the power gap.
Furthermore, Turkey’s fight against terrorist organization such as FETO, PKK and DAESH continued as well, while Turkey’s increasing defense and security sector achieved some important milestones.
” In his answer to a question on whether it was necessary to start a dialogue with the Assad regime in order to maintain Syria’s geographical integrity and to limit the influence of the YPG/PKK, Bahceli answered, “I’m against any type of dialogue with the Assad regime as a thought.
Finally, commenting on the possible military operation to be launched by Turkey on the YPG/PKK in north Syria, Cavusoglu said, “We will not risk the lives of American soldiers.
airstrikes and weapon support, the YPG/PKK has been able to spread to the east of the Euphrates River.
resident Erdogan recently announced that Turkey’s next military operation against the YPG/PKK in northeastern Syria might be launched “within a few days,” which became the top high-level statement made in Ankara most recently.
’ These are (referring to the terrorist organizations) a branch of the PKK, and all the proof is exposed.
In addition, even though the CHP chair stressed that Germany should take into account Turkey’s sensitivities in its fight against terrorism, he unfortunately did not shy to come together with individuals who are sympathetic to the PKK.
The ‘rules of the game’ are changing: President Erdogan’s remarks at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation meeting in Istanbul
We will be the first ones to say no to terrorist organizations like FETO, the PKK, and Al-Qaeda, and will not allow them to darken our future.
However, the policy shift and the effectiveness of the fight given against the PKK threat has been incredible so far.