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The US President Donald trump has threatened to destroy the economy of Turkey, if Turkey will hit the Syrian Kurds. He wrote about this in his Twitter.
According to the American leader, after the withdrawal of US troops from Syria, the country needs to create a 20-mile security zone dividing the Kurdish forces and Turkish troops. The trump also blamed on the Kurds, saying that they should not provoke Ankara.
On December 12, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Ankara will soon start a new military operation against terrorists in Syria East of the Euphrates river. The terrorists, members of the Kurdish party Democratic Union (PYD) and its armed “people’s protection Units” (YPG). They control areas in Northern Syria, they have traditionally supported the US.
Trump has declared victory over the “Islamic state” (banned in Russia) in Syria and ordered the U.S. military to leave the country at the end of 2018.
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