The Istiklal Street terror attack directly and indiscriminately targeted civilians, proving the Western perception of the “moderate” PYD utterly false.
he PKK’s Syrian branch, the Democratic Union Party (Partiya Yekîtiya Demokrat, PYD) has been elevated to the status of a major political actor just across the Turkish border.
army officer has said the United States made a “terrible mistake” by supporting Syrian Kurds (PYD/PKK).
n Sunday 14 January, the PYD/PKK terrorist organization located in Syria targeted the residential area in Azaz with multiple rocket attacks from the Afrin district bordering Turkey.
Ahead of his visit to the UK, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirm said on Sunday that the US must “immediately” stop supporting the PKK/PYD terrorist group.
n what could amount to confirmation of Turkish apprehensions, PKK/PYD terrorists on Monday attacked Turkish armed forces’ observation point in Idlib.
n Monday the BBC reported that a deal which allowed 350 Daesh fighters and more than 4,000 of their family members to leave Raqqa was made between Daesh and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a US-backed force largely comprised of PKK/PYD terrorists.
urkish government officials expressed their shock as the US openly defends PKK/PYD’s deal that allowed hundreds of Daesh fighters to flee the besieged city of Raqqa.
mmediately after the independence referendum held in northern Iraq, the PYD conveyed a congress on September 27-28, 2017.