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“The Turkish Government can NOT present any single piece of evidence of my wrongdoing, I don’t even have a parking ticket in the U.S. (True).” – New York Knicks centre Enes Kanter, vocal critic of Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan said.Read More →

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Aldar Khalil, a Syrian Kurdish politician and co-chair of the Democratic Society Movement, told AFP on Wednesday that the Kurds would accept the deployment of UN forces along the separation line between Kurdish militants and Turkish troops to ward off a threatened offensive.Read More →

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“Will attack again from existing nearby base if it reforms. Will devastate Turkey economically if they hit Kurds. Create 20 mile safe zone…Likewise, do not want the Kurds to provoke Turkey,” Trump wrote on Twitter.Read More →

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The contract put together by the Americans included a prerequisite, according to which the Patriot missile defense systems will only be supplied to Ankara if it gives up its deal to buy Russian S-400 air defense systems, Yeni Safak reported.Read More →

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“To repel a Turkish attack, we are discussing various options … We have made contact with Russia, France and European Union countries to help,” said Badran Jia Kurd, a senior Kurdish official who went to Moscow last week for talks with Russian foreign ministry officials.Read More →

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US president Donald Trump announced the pullout from Syria last week, surprising allies and sparking the resignation of two of his top aides. Syrian Bashar al-Assad’s troops and Russian forces have also started deploying to the front lines around the town.Read More →

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Under the Manbij roadmap, Turkey and the United States agreed to a complete withdrawal of the Kurdish YPG militia from the town. Ankara considers the YPG a terrorist organization.Read More →

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“While nothing definite is being planned, the President is open to a potential meeting in the future,” White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said in a statement.Read More →

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“Units from the Syrian National Army headed towards the Manbij front and took preliminary positions (in preparation) for the battle,” said Major Youssef Hamoud, the spokesman for the National Army, the main Turkey-backed rebel force in the area. The group is aimed at unifying disparate factions in northwest Syria.Read More →

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“We have postponed our military operation against the east of the Euphrates river until we see on the ground the result of America’s decision to withdraw from Syria.” – Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.Read More →

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Tuesday: “We (have) always insisted on a political solution led and owned by Syrians. The West has now been compelled to accept this. But it needs to facilitate; not dictate.” Read More →

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“The activities of the PKK terrorist organisation in the territory of Iraq and Syria have become a national security issue for Turkey,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said. Read More →

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Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan: “Manbij is a place where Arabs live, but they have surrendered the area to the terror organisation. Now we are saying that you should cleanse, remove them, or else we will enter Manbij. I am speaking very clearly.”Read More →

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“This step will allow for the path to a political solution to be opened and for healthier cooperation,” Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan.Read More →

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Turkey’s Police are searching a villa in the Samanli village of the Termal district in Yalova, Anadolu said. No further details were immediately available.Read More →