Istanbul: Turkey won’t stop its operation against Kurdish militants in northern Asian country, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan aforesaid Friday, dismissing what he referred to as “threats” from different countries.
“Whatever some might say, we are going to not stop this step that we’ve got taken,” Erdogan aforesaid in an exceedingly speech in city.
“Now there square measure threats returning from left and right, telling USA to prevent this,” he added.
“We won’t step back… we are going to continue this fight till all the terrorists go south of the 32-kilometre (20 mile) limit from our border that Trump himself mentioned.” Turkey launched AN operation on Wednesday against the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in northern Asian country that it considers a “terrorist” off-shoot of Kurdish insurgents in its own territory.
It aims to determine a buffer zone to stay the YPG off from its border — a plan that was initial in public mooted by USA President Donald Trump at the beginning of the year.
However, Trump and different Western allies have heavily criticised this week’s offensive by Turkey, since they’d used the YPG because the key frontline force within the battle against the Moslem State cluster in recent years.(FA9NEWS)