ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s president says Syrian Kurdish fighters have didn’t vacate areas alongside the Turkish border regardless of agreements with Russia and the US, and says he’ll increase the difficulty with U.S. President Donald Trump.
Talking Tuesday earlier than departing for Washington, Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated he would additionally give Trump paperwork itemizing terror assaults allegedly carried out by Mazloum Abdi, the commander of the U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish-led drive. Turkey desires U.S. officers to arrest Abdi.
Turkey reached truce agreements with Russia and the US final month that halted a Turkish offensive in Syria and compelled Syrian Kurdish fighters to retreat from the Turkish border.
Nevertheless, Erdogan stated: “Neither Russia nor the US has been in a position to clear (northern Syria) of terrorist organizations inside the time they promised.”