Turkey boosts troops to cross Syria border 'shortly' – BBC Information
Correction: The video incorrectly introduces Mr. Ibrahim Kalin as President Erdogan’s particular Advisor, Mr. Kalin is the Turkish Presidential Spokesman.
Turkey has boosted its forces on the Syrian border forward of a long-threatened incursion that might goal Kurdish-led forces allied to the US.
Troops would cross into Syria “shortly”, a presidential aide mentioned.
Turkey desires to create a “protected zone” cleared of a Kurdish militia that may even home a few of Turkey’s 3.6 million Syrian refugees.
Donald Trump has withdrawn US troops within the space in a controversial resolution broadly condemned at dwelling and overseas.
He once more defended his transfer on Tuesday, saying the Kurds had not been deserted, calling them “particular”.
The Kurds had been key US allies in defeating the jihadist group Islamic State (IS) in Syria.
However Turkey regards the Kurdish militia that dominates the US-allied Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) as a terrorist group. The US pullout was seen as paving the best way for an offensive
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