The Kurdish people’s defense units (YPG) in Syria have asked the government of head of state Bashar al-Assad for assistance in the expected Turkish military offensive, reported the AFP news Agency. The YPG called on the government in Damascus on Friday, troops in the controlled areas in the North lay Syria.

After the last week from the American President Donald Trump announced the withdrawal of troops had threatened the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to expel the YPG from the Region.

Already on Thursday, the Syrian government had upgraded your troops on the edge of a Turkish Offensive threatened Region of Manbij. In the past two days, fighters and military vehicles had been on the border of the area, which is controlled by Kurdish forces, reported the Syrian Observatory for human rights on Thursday.

“The troops were sent to the areas near Manbij, in order to prevent an attack by Turkey,” said the head of the human rights activist, Rami Abdel Rahman, the German press Agency (dpa).