posted tages with "PYD"

Turkey to move into Manbij: Bozdag

Turkey to move into Manbij: Bozdag

TEHRAN, Feb. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – If the PYD/PKK terror group does not leave Syria's Manbij, Turkey will move there and towards east of Euphrates River, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said Sunday.In remarks made to CNNTurk, Bozdag, who is also a spokesman for the government, said the PYD/PKK terrorists had to leave Manbij, a strategic city west of the Euphrates in northern Syria. "If...

'Border force' to deteriorate crisis in Syria

'Border force' to deteriorate crisis in Syria

TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian foreign minister spokesman on Tuesday called on the US to stop its interventionist policy in Syria, saying the formation of ‘border security force’ will worsen the crisis in the war-torn country. Bahram Ghasemi called the US plan “blatant intervention in other countries’ affairs,” adding “in addition to complicating the Syrian crisis,...

Turkish forces hit PKK/PYD in northern Syria

Turkish forces hit PKK/PYD in northern Syria

TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (Press Shia) – Turkish security forces on Saturday hit several PKK/PYD targets in the Afrin district of Syria's Aleppo province to prevent a "terror corridor" from forming along Turkey's borders.According to information gathered by Anadolu Agency in Idlib, Turkish artillery units hit PKK/PYD forces from the Reyhanli and Kirikhan dictricts of Turkey's southern province Hatay and...

US backs PKK, PYD's 'regular army' project

US backs PKK, PYD's 'regular army' project

TEHRAN, Jan. 09 (Press Shia) – The PKK and PYD organizations are allegedly getting prepared to establish a regular army.The PKK terrorist roup and PYD are allegedly getting prepared to establish a regular army, local sources told Anadolu Agency. The so-called "border guards", trained by the US through the Pentagon and the CIA, have formed what they call "The North Army", said the sources,...

Mattis confirms US commitment to halt arms deliveries to Syrian Kurds

Mattis confirms US commitment to halt arms deliveries to Syrian Kurds

TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (Press Shia Agency) –The United States will cease weapons supplies to the Kurdish People's Protection Units as was promised earlier to the Turkish leadership, US Defense Secretary James Mattis said amid Ankara's demands to provide documented evidence of cuts.On Friday, Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Ahmet Yildiz told Sputnik that Washington was yet to prove it is cutting its...

Erdogan doesn't rule out cooperation with Syria's Assad on YPG

Erdogan doesn't rule out cooperation with Syria's Assad on YPG

TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (Press Shia Agency) –Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan didn't rule out possibility of cooperation with Syria's Assad government on YPG.Ankara continues to rule out any place for the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its militia the People’s Protection Units (YPG) in any solution process in Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has stated, after Turkey, Iran and...

US 'continuing mistake' of backing PKK, PYD

US 'continuing mistake' of backing PKK, PYD

TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (Press Shia) - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Turkey 'cannot accept' US cooperation with terrorist groups.The US is “continuing its mistake” of backing terror groups such as the PKK/PYD in the region, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, according to Anadolu. Speaking before the parliament's plenary and budget committee, Cavusoglu slammed the...