Turkey wants to intervene to expand for a Long time their influence in the North-East of Syria, in mid-December, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced, “in a few days” in northeast Syria militarily. Now, the step could be before The Turkey has reinforced its troops on the border to the war-torn country.

A convoy with tanks and grenade launchers have reached in the night on Christmas eve the Turkish border town of Kilis, reported the state news Agency Anadolu. Another convoy from the Turkish province of Hatay was on the way.

The relocation is done only a few days after the United States have begun, their troops from Syria to withdraw. Erdogan and US President, Donald Trump announced, to coordinate the withdrawal. According to Trump, is seeds on a “long and highly coordinated withdrawal of US troops from the area” have been spoken. The Turkish President urges Trump for a Long time, the cooperation with the Kurds in Syria to abandon the US President justified the withdrawal with the words: “We have defeated the IS.”

On the Syrian side protürkische rebels advanced, according to the Anadolu in the direction of Manbij. The Region is under the control of the Kurdish militia YPG. The Syrian Observatory for human rights confirmed the troop movements. Units of the Turkish-supported rebel militia, the Syrian national army had taken in preparation for the battle of the city temporary positions, said a rebel spokesman.

Erdogan: Syrian people will not allow the “tyranny” of the YPG

Erdogan had postponed the expulsion of the YPG after the announcement of the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria. As long as US soldiers were in Manbij, will you advance against the offshoot of the outlawed Kurdish workers ‘ party PKK, said the militia spokesman.

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When the U.S. soldiers left the Region, from the Turkish point of view of an Offensive against the YPG. Erdogan said on Christmas eve, in a speech that you will not leave the Syrian people from the “tyranny” of the YPG. The protürkischen rebels were combative. A commander told Anadolu that they will Manbij clean of the YPG “and”.

YPG spokesman Nuri Mahmud told the news Agency dpa, its units observed the Situation. The spokesman of the military Council of Manbij, Scherwan Darwish, is quoted with the words, you meet the “necessary measures” on the fronts. The SCAF is associated with the Kurdish troops.

Trump: IS “largely

defeated” instead of “defeated” Controversial, and also, what are the consequences of the US withdrawal for the fight against the IS terrorist militia. Trump had to adjust to criticism of his statement that the IS was defeated. He changed the “largely defeated”. Trump tweeted on Sunday evening, Erdogan had assured him that he had “everything, what IS left of it, will wipe out…and he is a man who can do that”.

The IS currently still holds a retreat in the valley of the Euphrates river, hundreds of kilometers from the Turkish-Syrian border. The Wall Street Journal wrote citing a high government employees, the U.S. military wanted to make the Turkey in a military operation to help with logistics. Critics doubted that Turkey was a such an ambitious Operation. The question is whether the former Kurdish U.S. allies put it now on the side of the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

timeline of US involvement against the terrorist in Syria, timeline of US involvement in Syria in March 2011 After protesters in Tunisia and Egypt have forced the ruling dictators to resign, in Syria tens of thousands of people against the head of state, Bashar al-Assad on the streets. The Regime reacts with violence. Of deserters, the so-called Free Syrian army, which receives the armed struggle against Assad is formed in the course of the year. June 2011, US President Barack Obama calls on Assad to his office. It is the line, which also represents Europe. For Assad, the time to withdraw came, “back,” explained Obama. Previously, the US President of sanctions against individuals and companies had adopted. Jihadists of the terrorist organization “Islamic state in Iraq”, an offshoot of al-Qaeda to use the Chaos of the beginning of the civil war in Syria settle down. In Parallel, the Regime dismisses thousands of militant Islamists from the prisons. Both of these developments lay the seeds for the rise of terrorist militias, from which later the “Islamic state” (IS). August 2012, US President Obama warns the Syrian Regime against the use of chemical weapons against the Opposition in Syria. “I have arranged up until now, no military Intervention, but for us, a red line is crossed if a whole lot of moved chemical weapons or used.” The United States are increasing, meanwhile, your financial aid in the humanitarian area to $ 130 million. In March 2013, The United States begin with the formation of small rebel groups. To prevent the rise of Islamist militias, on the other, to ensure that after the expected fall of the Assad regime in Syria, Chaos erupts. The rebels received, however, no anti-aircraft missiles, the air strikes the government could fend off troops. August 2013 In the case of a poison gas attack near Damascus, several hundred people die. The US is preparing for a military response. Obama to seek the consent of the Congress. After Russian mediation, the Syrian government destroyed their chemical weapons to prevent a military Intervention by the USA. In this time, the “Islamic state in Iraq and Syria” (Isis) captured the city of Rakka. Later, the jihadists change their name to the shortened Form of “Islamic state”. The summer of 2014, US President Obama decides to bomb the IS in Northern Syria. The had to call in Parts of Syria and Iraq a Caliphate. The air strikes of the international coalition, held under the leadership of Washington. The United States engage for the first time in the Syrian civil war. September 2015 Russia intervenes on the side of the Syrian ruler Assad in the war. Above all, the Russian air force helps now Assad, the lost territories back. Syria disintegrates into several power areas: In the North-East of the Syrian offshoot of the workers ‘ party, PKK, in the North-West Syrian rebels prevailed in the East, the IS, in the Western part of the centre and on the coast of the Syrian Regime and the Lebanese Hezbollah, in the South, Syrian rebels and Syrian Druze, a religious minority. October 2015, The United States step up their support for certain groups in Syria, particularly the Kurdish people’s defense units (YPG), which form the backbone of the militia Alliance “Syrian democratic forces” (SDF). You should not, however, fight against the Regime, but only against the IS. February 2016, The United States, Russia and regional powers to act on the sidelines of the Munich security conference, a ceasefire that is broken, particularly in the Northern Syrian Aleppo. March 2017, the US Marines will be deployed in the vicinity of the IS-stronghold Rakka, to support the reconquest of the city. In the next few weeks, station the United States renal a total of around 2000 troops in the country. April 2017 After a poison gas attack in the Northern Syrian Chan Scheichun the United States to attack an airbase of the Syrian army with rockets and impose sanctions against government employees. A few days previously, had declared the new US envoy to the United Nations, and Nikki Haley, the US government under Donald Trump to remove no longer a priority in it to see Assad out of office. In the following weeks, Trump is Syrian Kurds, the YPG units in the fight against the IS more arm. October 2017, The terror militia IS losing its unofficial capital of raqqa. The SDF, one of the USA supporters, Militia Association, which is headed by Kurdish fighters, distributes the Islamists from their core area, in which you want to four years. In the weeks following the terrorist militia losing control in all of your Northern Syrian cities. April 2018, The US, UK and France attack with fighter aircraft, different targets in Syria. It is a retaliatory measure for the use of chemical weapons on rebels in the city of Duma, in which numerous people were killed. December 2018, “We have won against the IS,” claims Trump. He announces the withdrawal of the U.S. army. Also, the air attacks are to be stopped. It is clear, however: The is is weakened, but not defeated. The terrorist militia has lost in Iraq and Syria, although 99 per cent of its territory. Their last retreat in the Euphrates valley defended you but still. Several Thousand jihadists to stay there.


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