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Turkey: Set-up Kurd-free safe zone in Syria or we will invade – Middle East Monitor

Turkey: Set-up Kurd-free safe zone in Syria or we will invade – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-09-05 08:34

Turkey: Set-up Kurd-free safe zone in Syria or we will invade – Middle East Monitor - Middleeastmonitor

U.S. stalling on Syria ‘safe zone’, Turkey will act alone if needed: FM

E-Kurd - 2019-09-10 16:37
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday that Washington is stalling in its agreement to create a “safe zone” in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria, and repeated that Ankara was ready to act on its own if necessary ...

Turkey Disagrees with US' Steps on Syria 'Safe Zone': Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-09-09 06:12
ERBIL - Only hours after a joint military patrol by the US and its NATO ally Turkey in Syria as part of the establishment of the long-planned 'safe zone' in the country, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Ankara disagreed with Was ...

Turkish military enters Kurdish northern Syria to begin joint U.S. ‘safe zone’ patrol

E-Kurd - 2019-09-08 12:49
AKCAKALE, Turkey,— Armed Turkish military vehicles crossed into Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria on Sunday to begin planned joint U.S.-Turkey patrols to establish a “safe zone” along the border. A Reuters witness said vehicles with Turkish fl ...

Turkey plans to resettle 1 million refugees in northern Syria

E-Kurd - 2019-09-07 03:29
ANKARA,— Turkey plans to resettle 1 million refugees in northern Syria and may reopen the route for migrants into Europe if it does not receive adequate international support for the plan, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday. Turkey, which hosts 3. ...

U.S.-Turkey ‘Safe Zone’ in Syria Off to a Good Start, Says Kurdish Official | Small Wars Journal

Smallwarsjournal - 2019-09-05 16:20

US-Turkey ‘safe zone’ in Syria off to a good start, says Kurdish official

Militarytimes - 2019-09-05 00:04

Erdogan vows Syria operation ‘in weeks’ if Turkey has no control of ‘safe zone’

E-Kurd - 2019-09-01 23:55
ANKARA,— Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday threatened to launch an operation in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeastern Syria if Turkish troops do not control a “safe zone” that Ankara and Washington had agreed to set up. The US-Turke ...

Turkey establishes de facto ‘safe zone’ in Kurdistan Region

Rûdaw - 2019-08-31 20:53
Turkey's recent operations signal a permanent presence ...

Erdogan says Turkey won’t allow U.S. stalling in Syria deal

E-Kurd - 2019-08-29 10:20
ISTANBUL,— President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey’s deal with the United States to set up a “safe zone” in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria was a correct step and that Ankara would not let Washington delay the plan, CNN Turk reported on Thursda ...

Kurds pull back as US and Turkey work to establish safe zone in Syria Kurdish forces say they are withdrawing to demonstrate their commitment August 28, 2019

The National AE - 2019-08-29 09:48

Turkish troops will enter planned Syria safe zone ‘soon’, Erdogan says

E-Kurd - 2019-08-26 15:54
ANKARA,— Turkish ground troops will enter a planned safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria “very soon,” President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, after a joint operation centre with the United States opened at the weekend. Turkey and the ...

U.S.-Turkey operation center for Syria safe zone at full capacity: minister

E-Kurd - 2019-08-25 03:22
ANKARA,— A US-Turkey operations center aimed at creating a safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Kurdish northern Syria) is operating at “full capacity”, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said Saturday. Under an agreement reached between Ankara and Washingto ...

Turkey says Syria safe zone center to start work next week: Anadolu

E-Kurd - 2019-08-16 23:14
ISTANBUL,—A joint Turkish-U.S. operation centre to establish and manage a safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria will be fully operational next week, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday. Turkey and the United States agr ...

Pentagon says Syria safe zone agreement with Turkey will come in ‘stages’

E-Kurd - 2019-08-15 18:21
WASHINGTON,— An agreement between the United States and Turkey to establish a safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria will be implemented gradually, with some operations beginning soon, a Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday. “We are curren ...

Turkey won’t tolerate U.S. delay over setting up a safe zone in Kurdish northern Syria: FM

E-Kurd - 2019-08-15 18:21
ANKARA,— Ankara will not tolerate any delay from the US over setting up a safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria, Turkey’s foreign minister said on Thursday. “They (the US) first need to be sincere and need to understand that Turkey won ...

U.S., Turkish officials reportedly agree on safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan: state media

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 17:49
ISTANBUL,— U.S. and Turkish military officials reportedly have agreed that the safe-zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria will be a “peace corridor” for displaced Syrians longing to return home, the Turkish National Defense Ministry said We ...