US faces difficulty with withdrawal its troops from Syria - Foreign Minister
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan.9
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
The US established such close relations with the Syrian wing of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) - PYD/YPG that at the present time Washington has difficulty with withdrawal of its troops from the northern parts of Syria, Trend reports, referring to Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
According to Cavusoglu, it is known to the world community that Turkey intends to start a new anti-terrorist operation in Syria's North.
Cavusoglu noted that Turkey does not intend to make concessions to anyone in matters of its own national security.
On December 12, 2018 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that within a few days Turkish Armed Forces will launch a new military operation in Syria, against the Syrian wing of the Kurdistan Terrorist Workers’ Party (PKK) - PYD/YPG.
Erdogan claimed that there were US soldiers in the detachments of the terrorists in Syria.
Despite the fact that US promised Turkey that they would not support the Syrian wing (PKK) - PYD/YPG, Washington did not keep its word”, said Erdogan.
On June 4, 2018 Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed a roadmap on the Syrian Manbij during talks in Washington.
Earlier, Cavusoglu and Pompeo held a meeting in Brussels and discussed the Operation Olive Branch, as well as other issues.
On January 20, 2018 Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Free Syrian, launched the Operation Olive Branch in Afrin, Syria.
On Aug. 24, 2016 units of the Turkish Armed Forces launched the Operation Euphrates Shield against the "Islamic State", and with the support of the Syrian opposition liberated the border town of Jarablus in northern Syria, as well as Al-Bab.
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