Erdogan: The Kurds are brothers. We only fight terrorists.

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 Erdogan: The Kurds are brothers. We only fight terrorists.


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (source: Reuters)

Overseas Network, Oct. 12 - Turkish Army launched military operations against Kurdish forces in northern Syria on Oct. 9, causing concern among many countries. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday (11) that the Turkish military will continue to attack Kurdish militants in northern Syria despite threats from the United States and allies. He insisted that the target was not our brother Kurds, but terrorists.

Taken together with todays news from Russia (RT) and the New York Times (NYT), Erdogan said, We cant wait. No matter what anyone says, we will not stop this fight. The United States and Europe say that we are killing Kurds. But the Kurds are our brothers, and we are fighting against terrorist organizations.

Source: Reuters

The US withdrawal decision from Syria was referred to as abandoning allies, and the White Houses attitude towards Turkey swayed from side to side. Under the pressure of public opinion, US President trump said on the 10th that he hoped to mediate between Turkey and Syrian Kurdish forces, and also threatened that Turkey knew the US bottom line. If Turkey crossed the bottom line, the US might be against Turkey. It imposes tough sanctions.

Steve Mnuchin, the US Treasury Secretary, said Trump would sign an executive order allowing the Treasury to sanction anyone associated with the Turkish government or any department of the government and if necessary, we can block the Turkish economy. The Pentagon also lashed out at Turkeys impulsive action.

Trump and Erdogan (Oriental ic)

In addition, Turkeys military operations have also raised concerns about the resurgence of the Islamic State. Russian President Vladimir Putin said on November 11: In northern Syria, many armed elements of the Islamic State (ISIS) are being held in Kurdish armed prisons. With the Turkish army coming in and the Kurds leaving these places, the terrorists may flee. Putin said frankly that he was not sure whether the Turkish side could control the situation. In this regard, Erdogan promised to continue to fight against the Islamic State and the Turkish army and allies would continue to protect any militant detained by Kurds in prison. On October 9, local time, Turkish President Erdogan announced the launching of a fountain of peace military operation, Turkey and its support of the Syrian opposition armed Syrian Liberal Army jointly against Kurdish forces in northern Syria. Just three days ago, trump agreed to withdraw US troops from Syria after talking to Erdogan. Source: author of overseas website: Zhu Xiao editor in charge: Su Hongyu nbj9980

In addition, Turkeys military operations have also raised concerns about the resurgence of the Islamic State. Russian President Vladimir Putin said on November 11: In northern Syria, many armed elements of the Islamic State (ISIS) are being held in Kurdish armed prisons. With the Turkish army coming in and the Kurds leaving these places, the terrorists may flee. Putin said frankly that he was not sure whether the Turkish side could control the situation.

In this regard, Erdogan promised to continue to fight against the Islamic State and the Turkish army and allies would continue to protect any militant detained by Kurds in prison.

On October 9, local time, Turkish President Erdogan announced the launching of a fountain of peace military operation, Turkey and its support of the Syrian opposition armed Syrian Liberal Army jointly against Kurdish forces in northern Syria. Just three days ago, trump agreed to withdraw US troops from Syria after talking to Erdogan.