Turkey sends troops to Syria border as US prepares for pullout talks

Turkey sends troops to Syria border as US prepares for pullout talks

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent more troops to Syria’s border on Monday ahead of an imminent US withdrawal, threatening a Kurdish militia there as a US delegation prepared for talks on the pullout. US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw 2,000 US troops from northern Syria has dismayed many of Washington’s allies, and critics say Turkey will look to benefit in its fight against US-backed Kurdish forces inside Syria. Turkey has said any offensive targeting the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) militia and the Islamic State (IS) group will be launched in the coming months.

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Source:: Yahoo News

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