US began supply of arms to the Kurds from the Syrian democratic forces. As reported by Reuters, the official representative of the U.S. Department of defense Adrian Rankin Galloway, it will help to liberate the city of Raqqa fighters from the “Islamic state” (organization banned in Russia).
Washington sent the Kurdish militia, which considers a key ally in the fight against ISIS, small arms and equipment. According to Galloway, the supplies were organized in the last 24 hours based on the relevant decision of Donald trump.
From Ankara, which considers the Kurdish terrorist organization, associating them with the Kurdistan workers ‘ party (PKK), the reaction is not followed. The PKK since 1984, is fighting for the political rights of the Kurds in Turkey and the establishment of Kurdish autonomy in its composition, including extremist methods.
April 25, the Turkish air force launched air strikes on objects (PKK) in Iraq and Syria. In Ankara, believe that the PKK members coming from these areas in Turkey the weapons, explosives and ammunition for attacks on military checkpoints. The RAID killed at least five fighters of the Peshmerga.
Raqqa — a city in Northern Syria, is located 160 kilometers East of Aleppo. In March 2013, was captured by militants and later proclaimed the capital of terrorists. In March 2016, the residents of several neighborhoods of the city revolted. Militia managed to destroy a large number of militants, but the terrorists managed to suppress the rebellion.