The Turkish government has responded on Monday with sharp a new threat to the American President Donald Trump. Background a planned Turkish Offensive against the Kurdish YPG militia, which is on the one hand, in Turkey on the terrorist list and on the other hand, with the United States in the fight against the IS-terrorist militia is allied. Trump Turkey threatened in the short message service Twitter, you’ll be destroyed, “economic”, should they attack Kurdish troops in Northern Syria. At the same time I don’t want the Kurds are provoking Turkey,“ he added in another message. He also spoke of a 20 miles (32 kilometers) wide security zone.
as a result, the Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim wrote on Twitter: “terrorists can not be your partners and allies.” The Turkey expect that the United States respect the strategic partnership between the two Nato States. You should not be used for terrorist propaganda overshadowed.
The Turkey takes offence at the fact that Turkey wants to attack according to the American presentation package “Kurds”. It is a “fatal error”, the PKK, which is also in the United States on the terrorist list, as well as its Syrian offshoot, with the Kurds being equal, warned Kalin. Turkey fights against terrorists, not Kurds. There was no difference between the IS, the PKK and the YPG. “We are against all fighting,” wrote Kalin in the most recent clash between the American-Turkish Twitter diplomacy. From the point of view of Turkey, the Kurdish YPG militia, which controlled areas in Northern Syria close to the Turkish border, an offshoot of the outlawed Kurdish workers ‘ party PKK and thus a terrorist organization.
Prior to the withdrawal of its troops from Syria the United States wants to ensure, in the words of foreign Minister Mike Pompeo that “the Turks respect the Kurds to slaughter”. Despite the Turkish threats was shown to us Secretary of state Mike Pompeo at the weekend, confident that the United States and Turkey could agree on the protection of the Kurdish troops. He had spoken with the Turkish foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, and although many Details still need to be worked out, he was optimistic that it could achieve a good output, said Pompeo on Saturday during a visit to the United Arab Emirates, according to a copy of the Ministry of foreign Affairs. How this can be done, however, he.
In December, Erdogan had put an Offensive against the Kurdish troops for the time being on the ice after the United States had announced their withdrawal from Syria. On Thursday Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stressed the outside in an Interview to the channel NTV, however, that Turkey will make a move, should hesitate also to the Americans your deduction for a long time. The Turkish state news Agency Anadolu reported on Saturday that Turkey had reinforced its troops on the border with the Kurdish-controlled part of Syria. If it were battle tanks and troops.