The Turkey has reinforced its troops on the border to civil war country Syria, although they had previously canceled a planned Offensive in the neighbouring country on a provisional basis. A convoy with tanks and grenade launchers have reached in the night to Monday the Turkish border town of Kilis, reported the state news Agency Anadolu. On the Syrian side moved pro-Turkish rebels in the direction of the Kurdish-controlled town of Manbij.

The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has postponed the announced Offensive against the Kurdish militia YPG in Northern Syria. The background is subtracted, going it alone, the American President Donald Trump, American troops from Syria. The Kurdish militia YPG has been an important ally of the United States in the fight against the terrorist militia “Islamic state”. Critics of Trump to let these allies in the lurch. Because Turkey sees the YPG as a Syrian offshoot of the outlawed Kurdish workers ‘ party PKK and thus a terrorist organization.

Controversial, and also, what are the consequences of the American withdrawal for the fight against the IS terrorist militia. Trump had to adjust to criticism of his statement that the IS was defeated. He changed the “largely defeated”. Trump tweeted on Sunday evening, Erdogan had assured him that he had “everything, what IS left of it, will wipe out…and he is a man who can do this, in addition, Turkey is directly next door'”. Trump tweeted that he had seeds with Erdogan about a “long and highly coordinated withdrawal of US troops from the area”.