US President Donald Trump has warned in case of Turkey’s attack on Kurdish forces in Northern Syria in front of an “economic destruction”. The Turkey will be destroyed, “economically”, if you are attacking the Kurds, wrote Trump on Sunday night on Twitter about the Nato partners.

In another message he added: “at the same time I also want that the Kurds are provoking Turkey.” Trump wrote also of the creation of a safety zone of 32 kilometres, but closer. What did he mean exactly with “economic destruction”, Trump also open to

with the U.S. allied Kurds in Northern Syria fear after the withdrawal of US troops from the country, an attack of Turkey. Ankara sees Kurdish fighters of the YPG as a terrorist and extended Arm in Turkey’s outlawed Kurdish workers ‘ party PKK. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had declared last Tuesday to wish to very soon call for action, “to neutralize these terrorist organizations on Syrian soil”.

In December, Erdogan had put an Offensive against the Kurdish troops for the time being on the ice after the USA had announced their withdrawal from Syria. On Thursday Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stressed the outside in an Interview to the channel NTV, however, that Turkey will make a move, should delay the USA your deduction for a long time. The Turkish state news Agency Anadolu reported on Saturday that Turkey had reinforced its troops on the border with the Kurdish-controlled part of Syria. If it were battle tanks and troops.

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decide on the future Despite the Turkish threats was shown to US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo at the weekend, confident that the United States and Turkey could agree on the protection of the Kurdish troops. He had spoken with the Turkish foreign Minister, and although many Details still need to be worked out, he was optimistic that it could achieve a good output, said Pompeo on Saturday during a visit to the United Arab Emirates, according to a copy of the Ministry of foreign Affairs. How this can be done, however, he.

the US military in Syria.

On the concrete withdrawal plans of the USA in addition, since the days of confusion in the United States, because representatives of the government are contradictory to expressed. The US has about 2000 American soldiers in Syria, the fight against the terrorist militia “Islamic state” (IS). Trump had at 19. December is known to do you want to remove. This triggered fierce criticism and led to the resignation of Secretary of defense James Mattis.

last Friday, it was said that the US had begun with the withdrawal of troops. In the night to Saturday, the Pentagon made it clear the speaker but that so far no soldiers had been withdrawn from Syria. First of all, only a series of “logistical measures had been” implemented, he said.

Trump said on Sunday that the U.S. military will take harsh measures against the remaining fighters. The terrorist militia should form up again, would attack the United States from a nearby military base.

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