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Sun Sep 8, 2019, 08:00 PM

Erdogan Accuses US Of Favoring Terrorists In Syria, Says Turkey Will Set Up Safe Zone On Its Own

Joint US/Turkish patrols in northern Syria got off to a rocky start, with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accusing his American allies of siding with “terrorists,” and threatening his own ‘safe zone’ if US talks stall.

"It seems Turkey's ally is after a safe zone in northern Syria not for Turkey but for the terrorist group. We reject such an approach," Erdogan told a crowd of supporters in Malatya on Sunday.

In August, Turkish and US military officials agreed to create a safe zone in northern Syria and develop a ‘peace corridor’ to facilitate the return of displaced Syrians. The two NATO allies are also planning to establish a joint operations center. However, Washington wants to shelter its Kurdish allies in the zone, while Erdogan wants them removed as Turkey considers them terrorists.


"If de facto formation of a safe zone east of the Euphrates River with Turkish soldiers is not initiated by the end of September, Turkey has no choice but to set out on its own," Erdogan continued.

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Sun Sep 8, 2019, 09:21 PM

1. Turkeys version of Terrorists? Anyone they want to Genocide like they did the Armenians

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