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Turkey’s Erdogan Says Kurdish YPG Have Not Left Syria ‘Safe Zone’

WorldNews Tuesday, 5 November 2019
Turkey’s Erdogan Says Kurdish YPG Have Not Left Syria ‘Safe Zone’Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses supporters at a rally. Photo: Reuters / Umit Bektas. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the Kurdish YPG militia had not withdrawn from some Syrian border areas and that US forces were still carrying out joint patrols with the group, contrary to an agreement between them. He was speaking as Turkish and Russian soldiers in armored vehicles held their second joint ground patrol in northern Syria near the town of Kobani, under a deal to push the YPG some 30 kilometers (19 miles) away from Turkey’s border. Nearly a month ago, Turkey and Syrian rebel allies launched a cross-border...
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