The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said Turkey should shut down all US military bases on its territory if Washington continues to support the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG).
Kurdish Democratic Union Party must change its policies in the region of Afrin in west Aleppo, claims the statement published by the local council of Afrin.
Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli claimed that the US has supplied Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its armed wing People’s Protection Units (YPG) with weapons and munitions sufficient for 50 thousand fighters. Speaking at a the annual Georgia Defense and Security Conference, Canikli said that although the US intended to support the fight against…
Russian charge d’affaires in Ankara was invited to Turkish Foreign Ministry on Wednesday and Turkey’s discomfort with the sniper fire from PYD controlled area in northwestern Syria’s Afrin killing one soldier was expressed, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Huseyin Muftuoglu said in a press conference on Thursday according to Orient News.
Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Isik on Saturday rejected all claims that PKK-affiliated PYD group represents Kurdish people in Syria, calling the claims as “a huge lie”.
Turkey-backed Kurdish KNC to attend Geneva peace talks on Syria
Six members of the Kurdish National Council (KNC) were released in Syria’s northeastern Qamishli city on Tuesday, after spending months in a prison run by the Asayish forces, the security arm of the PYD-led Self-Administration.
PYD’s YPG militia recognized the killing of one of its members holding American citizenship during battles against IS group northwest Raqqa.
Turkish forces have reportedly destroyed a total of 90 ISIS terrorists’ targets and 5 Kurdish PYD (Democratic Union Party) positions in Northern Syria last 24H as part of the Euphrates Shield operation.