The United States is now announced that it will have no more role to play in the Turkish operations against the Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria.
Over a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, US President Donald Trump has reportedly discussed Turkey’s plans to establish what turkey claims will be a safe zone east of the Euphrates River in Syria.
The announcement comes after Erdoğan had said that a military incursion this Turkey crossing over into northeastern Syria to put down the Kurdish rebels and this is something that Edwin is saying is pretty imminent.
The Turkish president has also expressed frustration with the failure of the US military and the security officials to implement the agreement between the two nations.
Erdoğan has also reiterated the necessity of the safe zone to eliminate the threats from the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia.
“Turkey will soon be moving forward with its long-planned operation into Northern Syria. The United States Armed Forces will not support or be involved in the operation, and United States forces, having defeated the ISIS territorial “Caliphate,”.Today, President Donald J. Trump spoke with President Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey
Now interestingly the two allies had agreed in the month of August to establish a safe zone in Northeast Syria along the border with Turkey.
Ankara has said that the zone should be cleared of the Kurdish YPG. Turkey has said that it wants to settle almost about two million Syrian refugees in the zone. Turkey currently hosts 3.6 million Syrians sheltered from Syria’s more than eight-year-long conflict between which began way back in the year 2011.
The turkey has said that the United States which supports the Syrian democratic forces is moving way too slowly to set up the zone it is repeatedly warned of launching an offensive on its own into Northeast Syria where the forces are stationed alongside the SDF. recently the ties between the allies have been under pressure over Turkey’s purchase of the Russian s400 defense missile systems and the trial of the local US consulate employees in Turkey.