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Turkey warns France that "there isn’t a profit" within the safety of Kurdish militias

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France won’t win in any technique to shield Kurdish militias in Syria, Turkey mentioned it will keep a presence regardless of an imminent withdrawal from the US.

Washington's determination to withdraw 2,000 of the US floor forces UU In most nations, together with France, France, France and the US.

"If France stays to contribute to the way forward for Syria," mentioned Mevlut Cavusoglu, "based on the newspaper Hurriyet, in feedback as effectively, the state information company Anadolu.

Turkey considers that the YPG militia has a "terrorist" sister group of the outlawed Kurdistan Employees' Get together (PKK), which has waged an insurgency inside Turkey since 1984. The PKK is blacklisted as a terrorist group by Ankara, the US and the European Union. .

The president of the US, Donald Trump, ordered final week the withdrawal of the alliance of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) that fights in opposition to the group of the Islamic State (IS).

The shock motion put the allies behind, with French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday saying "an ally have to be dependable."

Macron mentioned he "deeply regrets Trump's determination" to withdraw US troops.

Cavusoglu attacked France's "assist" for the YPG, which he mentioned was not a secret, as he criticized the conferences of French officers with the leaders of the SDF's political wing final week.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has mentioned that Turkey will intervene within the coming months in opposition to the IS and the YPG.

Cavusoglu mentioned Turkey has "the facility to neutralize (IS) alone" amid fears {that a} withdrawal from the US will harm the combat in opposition to IS.

Critics say that 1000’s of IS members are nonetheless in Syria and will pose a menace to some analysts involved concerning the return to a resurgence of IS.

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