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Turkey to launch Syria offensive if US delays troops' pullout
January 11, 2019

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said that his country will launch an attack against Kurdish fighters in Syria if the United States delays the withdrawal of its troops from the war-torn country.

In an interview, Cavusoglu said a military operation against the US-allied Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), which it has pledged to carry out in northeastern Syria, is not dependent on the pullout of US troops.

Mevlut Cavusoglu said, Turkey would not accept any ridiculous excuse from the US to put off the withdrawal.