’s continued support for the YPG, the Syrian extension of the PKK, will continue.
- SDF/ PYD /YPG axis from another, Turkey –as clearly reflected by the Tehran summit– is the only country which is still actively defying Assad in public and behind closed doors.
administration has imposed sanctions against Turkish ministers and Turkey, has (and continues to) arm the PYD/YPG, which is known as the Syrian offshoot of the PKK - an armed terrorist organization that has been responsible for the deaths of thousands of Turkish citizens since 1984 and which is recognized as a terrorist organization by the United States in the fight against Daesh in Syria and Iraq - and more, the U.
Can workers of Western media outlets tell their children how and why they appreciate a terrorist organization?
Reasons why the international media reports from terrorist’s fronts The PKK and its affiliated organizations – YPG/PYD/SDF – were considered as a major weapon in the fight against Daesh.
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will abandon its partner forces in northeast Syria – the YPG-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) – in the face of a possible Russian assault.
Both DAESH and the YPG, the Syrian branch of the PKK, were posing immediate security threats especially along the Syrian border.
relationship with the YPG have strained bilateral relations.
In the first step, the PKK affiliated YPG forces will withdraw from the Manbij pocket complying with the date that will be determined by the Washington meeting.
Another example to see how Trumpian diplomacy destroys the Middle East is the commitment to protect the PKK-YPG’s (which is listed as a terrorist organization by the U.
In total, the military operation cleared 1,000 km from terrorist groups including the PKK/YPG and Daesh.
Secretary of State, Pompeo, held a bilateral meeting in Brussels to talk about current political rifts between Ankara and Washington, specifically to discuss how both sides can work towards overcoming the issue of PKK/YPG presence in Manbij.
The Independent covered this story referring to a PKK-affiliated YPG female member.
The ongoing Astana process, Turkey’s fight against the PKK, and the current political rift between Ankara and Washington over the issue of the PKK-YPG are forcing Ankara to take a more comprehensive strategy regarding the Syrian crisis.