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Key NATO member state accuses allies of ‘psychological warfare’

Russia Today 02 Feb 2023
Türkiye’s interior minister claims the US, the UK and several other nations are behind it ... Speaking on Thursday, Soylu said ... Soylu also singled out the US for its continued support of the YPG Kurdish militia, which Ankara suspects of being behind a deadly terrorist attack in Istanbul in November last year ... .
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Unspoken Divisions within NATO. “Sleeping with Enemy”

GlobalResearch 26 Jan 2023
They consisted in combating Kurdish YPG separatist forces in Rojava which were supported by Washington ... “The support they give to the YPG (militia) I condemn it,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said during an airport ceremony in the Kurdish city of Diyarbakir.
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Building collapse in war-damaged Syria city kills 16

The Jordan Times 23 Jan 2023
A war monitor said they were Syrians who had been displaced during the war ... A Kurdish news agency reported five children were among the dead ... The neighbourhood is predominantly inhabited by Syrian Kurds who are under the authority of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) militia, part of the Kurdish authorities’ de facto army ... Image. Section ... Right .
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“The US will leave Syria once the YPG reconcile with Damascus.” Interview with Dr. Ahmad Alderzi

GlobalResearch 20 Jan 2023
The YPG is a totalitarian Marxist militia and the Syrian wing of the Kurdish terrorist group PKK, which operates under the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) ... By answering to the Syrian government’s call for military intervention in Syria, and on the other hand it seeks to secure the YPG, the Kurdish militia.
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Turkey eyes reconciliation with a Syrian regime it tried to topple

Economist 19 Jan 2023
THEY WERE once friends, but even a good therapist might call their relationship hopeless. For years they traded insults ... Words are just words, but there were actions too ... Or perhaps not ... Mr Assad would then need to defend the border and rein in the People’s Protection Units, or YPG, a Kurdish militia that controls a chunk of Syria’s north-east ... ■ .
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Turkey: Swedish decision not to probe Erdogan effigy protest 'extremely absurd' - FM Cavusoglu

Ruptly 18 Jan 2023
Sweden requires support from Ankara for its NATO application, while Turkey has warned that the Scandinavian country needs to do more to tackle groups like the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, which it considers 'terrorists'.
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Turkey: 'This situation may make our relations more tense' - Erdogan on Sweden’s NATO bid

Ruptly 16 Jan 2023
Both Sweden and Finland require support from Ankara for their NATO applications, while Turkey has warned that the Scandinavian countries needs to do more to tackle groups like the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, which it considers 'terrorist organisations'.
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Turkey and Syria meeting in Moscow may result in peace plan

Free West Media 15 Jan 2023
However, Erdogan will not be swayed by US opinion or threats, in light of the fact that the US supports, trains and supplies weapons to the Kurdish militia (SDF and YPG) linked to an internationally banned terrorist organization (PKK), which have killed thousands in Turkey over three decades of terrorism.
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Sweden: 'Disgusting… bad in every sense' - PM Kristersson reacts to 'hanged Erdogan effigy' protest

Ruptly 13 Jan 2023
... while Turkey has warned that the Scandinavian country needs to do more to tackle groups like the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, which it considers 'terrorists'.
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Improved Syria-Turkey ties should seek end to ‘occupation’: Assad

Gulf News 12 Jan 2023
Analysts say Moscow is trying to bridge the divide between its two allies, united by a common “enemy” - US-backed Kurdish forces in northern Syria ... It has partnered with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, which includes the YPG militia, in fighting Islamic State in Syria.
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Turkish foreign minister says he could meet Syrian counterpart early February

The Jerusalem Post 12 Jan 2023
(credit. Natalia Kolesnikova/Pool via REUTERS) ... Turkish-backed opposition fighters still control a pocket in the northwest, and Kurdish fighters backed by the United States also control territory near the Turkish border ... It has partnered with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, which includes the YPG militia, in fighting Islamic State in Syria. .
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Turkish foreign minister says he could meet Syrian counterpart in early February

Reuters 12 Jan 2023
It has partnered with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, which includes the YPG militia, in fighting Islamic State in Syria.Reporting by Huseyin Hayatsever and Ali Kucukgocmen; Editing by Alison Williams and Alex Richardson.
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Top Turkiye, Syria, Russia diplomats to meet soon

Arab News 11 Jan 2023
Turkish-backed opposition fighters still control a pocket in the northwest, and Kurdish fighters backed by the United States also control territory near the Turkish border ... It has partnered with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, which includes the YPG militia, in fighting Islamic State in Syria.
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Top Turkey, Syria, Russia diplomats to meet soon -Turkish official

Gulf News 11 Jan 2023
Turkish-backed opposition fighters still control a pocket in the northwest, and Kurdish fighters backed by the United States also control territory near the Turkish border ... It has partnered with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, which includes the YPG militia, in fighting Daesh (Islamic State) in Syria.
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Turkish foreign minister to visit US as Ankara steps up diplomatic efforts

Arab News 05 Jan 2023
He urged both Washington and Moscow to meet their commitments to fight terrorism in Syria, in a veiled reference to the US alliance with the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia. Turkiye considers the YPG to be the Syrian branch of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, and has outlawed it.

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