A group affiliated with the PKK terror organisation said that they had set fire to a chemical factory in Turkey’s Istanbul because it was producing for the government and the army.
Russia, Iran and Turkey have agreed on crucial issues including the PKK terror group's Syrian wing, YPG's, presence in the northeastern part of the country, where Ankara plans to launch a military operation soon.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaking to Reuters also said that it is “not rational” for US to hurt ally Turkey on sanctions, Syria “safe zone.”
UK-based Syrian Network for Human Rights it has recorded detention of almost 2,907 civilians — including 631 children and 172 women.
Turkey and the US reached an agreement last month for a planned safe zone in northern Syria for displaced Syrian refugees.
While the US government's ‘war on terror’ ripped several countries apart, Washington has made exceptions to several violent groups, which includes the Taliban, the YPG and others.
Assad's forces pressed ahead with their military offensive in Idlib, seizing a cluster of villages on the southeastern edges of the province on Thursday as the overall civilian death toll from the offensive rose further.
Recent Israeli strikes in its neighbourhood are a calculated risk, but no matter how controlled, they can quickly spin out of control.
Specific details of the Turkey-US agreement over safe-zones in Syria have not been officially announced, but there is hardly an entity which hasn't presented its own version about what happened behind closed doors.
“Turkey won't allow US to stall the process for the operation in east of Euphrates like they did in Manbij,” says Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
The US may have to go back to the drawing board for its Syria policy if it forces Turkey into another operation in Syria.
Antonio Guterres says all parties need to come to an agreement in order to avoid new forms of confrontation that might emerge in northeastern Syria.
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