Turkey targets Kurdish militia in offensive
- Oct 9, 2019
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We may be in the process of leaving Syria, but in no way have we Abandoned the Kurds, who are special people and wonderful fighters. Likewise our relationship with Turkey, a NATO and Trading partner, has been very good. Turkey already has a large Kurdish population and fully....— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 8, 2019
Just in: US and Kurdish officials say they expect Turkey to launch an attack on northeast Syria within the next 24 hours. This comes after the administration spent the last 48 hours backpedaling Trump's initial statement Sunday night. Story update TK— Lara Seligman (@laraseligman) October 8, 2019
so @realDonaldTrump has invited to the White House the president of Turkey, an despot who has his bodyguards attack peaceful Kurdish protesters in Washington DC and who buys arms from Russia, but not the democratic president of Ukraine whose country is under attack from Russia.— Richard N. Haass (@RichardHaass) October 8, 2019
Turkey also support Kurdish People.— Omer Gulsoy (@OmerHayyayyam) October 9, 2019
Turkey is foe of terrorists and their supporters.
I have been educated on the Turkey and Kurdish situation. The information I got for google was incorrect involving the war, and why. Some Kurdish tweeters? Have educated me on the situation. A rational conversation is all it takes. Thank you— Richard E Buckner (@Unique_Elique) October 9, 2019
"Turkey is arguably a repeat genocidal offender ... Their prime goal is to clear an area of Northern Syria, to clear the Kurdish population out of there, and to settle it with Sunni Arabs who have been displace from conflict elsewhere," says Brendan O'Leary of UPenn.— Radio Times (@whyyradiotimes) October 9, 2019
Turkey is bombing Ras Al Ain, a peaceful mixed Arab and Kurdish town in NE Syria.— Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP 🌹🇪🇺🏳️🌈 (@lloyd_rm) October 9, 2019
This is illegal, will destabilize both NE Syria and Turkey.
Britain should seek UN approval for no fly zone to protect our Kurdish allies and civilians.
It should suspend all arms sales to Ankara
Kurdish Christians (and others among the brave Kurds) have stood up for the United States and for freedom and human dignity against ISIS terrorism and the bloodthirsty Assad regime. What they are now facing from Erdogan’s authoritarian Turkey is horrifying beyond words. https://t.co/4tXW5UJ8dF— Russell Moore (@drmoore) October 9, 2019