Syrian Kurds Throw Rocks at Passing Turkish Navy Convoy in Northern Syria
▶️ Syrian Kurds in Kobani in Syria’s northeast protest Turkish navy convoys who, with the Russians, are conducting joint patrols as a part of an settlement between the 2 international locations, Tuesday, November 5.
👉 The usand Turkey agreed upon a “protected zone” space on Oct. 17, whereas a Russia-Turkey settlement was selected Oct. 22.
By way of the agreements, Turkey goals to create a 30-kilometer (19-mile) zone throughout its southern border the place the Kurdish components of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) shall be compelled to withdraw.
Turkish officers say they can not tolerate alongside their borders any presence of the Kurdish fighters often known as the Individuals’s Safety Models (YPG), which Ankara sees as a terrorist group. The US, nevertheless, considers the YPG a key ally that did the majority of the preventing in opposition to the Islamic State group in Syria.