Tag Archives: Kurdish fighters


Syria push would end tonight if Kurdish fighters withdraw, says Erdogan

10 October, 2019 3:58 am 3:58 am

ANKARA – Turkey’s military operation in northeast Syria will continue until Kurdish fighters in the region drop their weapons and withdraw from a planned “safe zone”, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said. Shrugging off international calls for a ceasefire on the eve of a meeting with top US officials, Erdogan on Wednesday told his party’s deputies that no foreign power could stop the … Read More

Turkey’s Erdogan rebukes Trump’s top security adviser over Kurd...

01 January, 2019 9:48 am 9:48 am

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan rebuked Washington’s national security adviser on Tuesday for demanding that his country not attack Kurdish fighters in Syria, accusing him of complicating President Donald Trump’s plan to withdraw US troops. Erdogan said John Bolton, who held talks with Turkish officials in Ankara on Tuesday but left without meeting … Read More