Showing posts with label YPG. Show all posts
Showing posts with label YPG. Show all posts

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Turkey expects US to stop shifting terrorists to Afrin

Turkey expects US to stop shifting terrorists to Afrin
Turkey expects the U.S. to stop "shifting" YPG/PKK terrorists from Manbij to Afrin in Syria, presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said Wednesday.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

US Dispatches More Military Aid to Kurds in Syria

US Dispatches More Military Aid to Kurds in Syria
Washington has sent another military convoy to the Kurdish forces in Northeastern Syria after the US Department of Defense allocated a hefty amount of budget for training and equipping Kurdish militias, a militant-affiliated website reported on Tuesday.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Turkish FM: Ankara Wants to See Concrete Steps from Washington on Ending Support for Kurdish Fighters

 US needs to withdraw from Northern Syria's Manbij region.
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that Turkey wants to see concrete steps from the United States to end its support for the People's Protection Units (YPG) in Syria.

US tells Turkey it will end weapons support for Syrian Kurdish YPG: Anadolu

weapons support for Syrian Kurdish YPG
The United States has told Turkey it will not provide any more weapons to the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, Turkish state media said on Saturday, as Turkey's offensive by against the U.S.-backed YPG in Syria entered its eighth day.

Friday, January 26, 2018

US State Department spokesperson calls YPG ‘the PKK’

U.S. State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert
U.S. State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert on Jan. 25 referred to the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Syria’s Afrin as “the PKK [outlawed Kurdistan Worker’s Party],” which is recognized as a terrorist organization by the U.S., EU and much of the Western world.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Syrie : La Turquie annonce de nouvelles frappes contre des cibles kurdes en Syrie

nouvelles frappes contre des cibles kurdes en Syrie
L'armée turque a annoncé avoir mené de nouvelles frappes samedi contre la milice kurde des Unités de protection du peuple (YPG) dans le nord de la Syrie, alors qu'une offensive terrestre paraît imminente.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Turkey will carry out military operation in Syria’s Afrin, says ‘has no option’

Turkey will carry out military operation in Syria’s Afrin
Turkey will carry out a military operation into Afrin in northern Syria, Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli vowed in an interview with broadcaster A Haber on the morning of Jan. 19.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Russia says it provides air cover to YPG in eastern Syria

air cover to YPG in eastern Syria
The Russian military said Monday it has provided air cover to the PKK Syrian affiliate Democratic Union Party's (PYD) People's Protection Units (YPG) militia in eastern Syria.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Turkish National Security Council will discuss Pentagon statement on cooperation with YPG

Turkish National Security Council
Turkish Presidential Spokesperson İbrahim Kalın has said Turkey’s National Security Council will discuss the Pentagon’s statement on continuing the U.S.’s cooperation with the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG).

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Secret Deal: Turkish PM slams US over alleged permission for ISIL to leave Raqqa

permission for ISIL to leave Raqqa
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has once again criticized the United States’ ongoing alliance with the People’s Protection Units (YPG), after reports that the Syrian Kurdish group made a deal with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) for the re-capture of Raqqa.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Syrian Kurds Refuse to Reveal Number of US Bases, Volume of Supplied US Arms

US Bases
Many analysts have been wondering about the Kurds' refusal to reveal any details over the scale of US support to the mostly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the number of military facilities the US has set up in Northern Syria.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Erdogan says "Operation/Invasion" in Syria's Idlib largely completed - Afrin remained an issue.

Erdogan says "Operation/Invasion" in Syria's Idlib largely completed
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the country's military operation in northwest Syria's Idlib province was largely completed but the neighboring region of Afrin, controlled by a Kurdish militia, remained an issue.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Ανακοίνωση πρεσβείας των ΗΠΑ στην Άγκυρα: «Δεν εφοδιάζουμε με βαρέα όπλα τους Κούρδους στη Συρία»

εξοπλίζοντας τους Κούρδους της Συρίας
Οι ΗΠΑ για πρώτη φορά έσπασαν τη σιωπή τους απαντώντας στις κατηγορίες τουρκικών εφημερίδων ότι «δήθεν υπάρχουν σχέδια για την υπονόμευση της Τουρκίας εξοπλίζοντας τους Κούρδους της Συρίας που μάχονται εναντίον των τζιχαντιστών».

Friday, July 28, 2017

Kurds May Leave Coalition Raqqa Op if Turkish Attacks Continue : YPG Commander

Afrin border area
The Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), the largest component of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) may leave the coalition operation in Raqqa if Turkish forces continue to attack Kurdish-dominated regions in northern Syria, YPG commander Sipan Hemo said on Friday.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Russia Asks Kurdish Forces to Withdraw from Northern Aleppo to Block Turkey's Attacks

Syria’s Afrin Canton
Rudaw news channel reported that a Russian delegation has held a meeting with commanders of the Peoples Protection Units (YPG) in Afrin city in Northern Aleppo and called on them to withdraw from five towns in the region to remove the threat of Turkey's aggression against Afrin and adjacent rural areas.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

US Sets up Seven Military Bases in Regions Controlled by Syrian Kurds

Commander of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) announced that the US Army has established seven military bases in regions controlled by the Kurds in Eastern Syria.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Syria’s Afrin Canton must be cleared of terrorists: Turkey

A senior Turkish government official has said the Afrin Canton of the Aleppo Governorate of Syria must be cleared of terrorists, referring to the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), amid reports that the Turkish army is reinforcing its positions on the border near Afrin.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

US eyes arms for YPG fighters in Syria even after Raqqa’s fall

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis left open on June 27 the possibility of longer-term assistance to the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Syria, saying the U.S. may need to supply them weapons and equipment even after the capture of Raqqa from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Turkey won’t allow establishment of a state in northern Syria

Turkey will “never” allow the establishment of a state in northern Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, while criticizing the United States for cooperating with the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its armed wing Peoples’ Protection Units (YPG).

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Турция отказалась участвовать в операции по освобождению Ракки

Турция не будет участвовать в операции по освобождению сирийской Ракки от террористической группировки «Исламское государство»*, из-за того что США намерены задействовать в ней курдские Отряды народной самообороны (YPG). Об этом заявил президент Турции Реджеп Тайип Эрдоган.

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