Publicado: Sol, Marcha 11, 2018
Global | Por Milagro Delgado

Turkish troops will enter Syria's Afrin 'at any moment': President Erdogan

Turkish troops will enter Syria's Afrin 'at any moment': President Erdogan

Turkey's foreign minister said Ankara and Washington have established working groups to discuss the stabilization of Manbij and other Syrian cities east of the Euphrates.

The talks between Turkish and American officials have begun in the US capital, Washington where they are expected to discuss a number of matters of bilateral interest, Syria and Turkey's ongoing Operation Olive Branch, in Afrin, among them.

"Turkey and Iraq will conduct joint military operations against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in Iraq in April", Cavusoglu added.

"The forces of Erdogan's Turkish army. are 10 to 15 km away from it (Afrin)", YPG spokesman Nouri Mahmoud said.

In his speech, Erdogan said the military operation would not end with the seizure of Afrin. "We have established working groups for that", Mevlut Cavusoglu said in an interview with the German weekly Die Zeit on Friday.

According to the Turkish General Staff, the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkey's borders and the region as well as to protect Syrians from the oppression and cruelty of terrorists.

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The assault on Afrin is part of Operation Olive Branch, a Turkish military offensive to oust Kurdish fighters in northwestern Syria.

About Afrin, he said it is a region that is home to various cultures and peoples, including Kurds, Turkmen and Arabs.

There are seven population centers within Afrin District, and Turkey controls five of them at the moment.

The YPG, the armed wing of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in Syria, is considered a "terrorist group" by Turkey.

Turkish officials would also focus on Turkey's procurement of S-400 missile system from Russian Federation, migration and visa issues with the U.S. officials. Ankara considers the YPG to be a Syrian extension of the PKK, who form the majority of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

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