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Turkey says Kurdish YPG forces have not fully withdrawn from Syria border a...

10 October, 2019 4:20 pm 4:20 pm

ANKARA (Reuters) – Kurdish YPG forces have not fully withdrawn from a strip of northeastern Syria under a Russia-brokered accord that is about to expire, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday. Turkey, which began a military offensive in northeastern Syria targeting the YPG forces on Oct. 9 after President Donald Trump pulled U.S. … Read More

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Russia, Turkey reach deal to remove Kurdish YPG from Syria border

10 October, 2019 9:12 am 9:12 am

SOCHI, Russia/ANKARA (Reuters) – Syrian and Russian forces will deploy in northeast Syria to remove Kurdish YPG fighters and their weapons from the border with Turkey under a deal agreed on Tuesday which both Moscow and Ankara hailed as a triumph. Hours after the deal was announced, the Turkish defence ministry said that the US … Read More

US security adviser warns Turkey against attacking Kurdish fighters after U...

01 January, 2019 12:04 am 12:04 am

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – White House national security adviser John Bolton added a new condition on Sunday to the US withdrawal from Syria, saying Turkey must agree to protect the United States’ Kurdish allies. President Donald Trump’s abrupt decision to announce a US pull-out from Syria left many questions open, chiefly whether Kurdish fighters who had … Read More