The United States accused of unwillingness to fight ISIS
The us military in Syria to purposefully slow down the fight against the militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia).
That accusation was made by the Minister of foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu, reports Al Arabiya.
According to the head of the Turkish foreign Ministry, the US does nothing against surrounded the jihadists to continue cooperation with the Syrian Kurds. Ankara ranks as the last of the terrorists and holds them against the military operation.
In connection with the expected in the week by U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson in Ankara, Cavusoglu added that Washington will have to take concrete steps to restore the confidence of Turkey, because countries ‘ relations reached a turning point.
Our relationship is in critical condition. Or do we strengthen the relationship, or it is completely broken off.Mevlüt Cavusoglu Turkish foreign Minister
Earlier, the Turkish foreign Minister reported that the US stopped supplying arms to Syrian Kurds.
Turkey announced the beginning of “operation Olive branch” against the forces of the Syrian Kurds in the Afrin 20 Jan. Ankara classifies members of the Kurdish party Democratic Union (PYD) and its armed people’s protection Units (YPG) to terrorists.
Lately the relations between Turkey and the United States deteriorated significantly. Ankara has repeatedly urged Washington to leave the East of the province of Aleppo, as the Turkish army plans to protect the Kurds all of its southern border with Syria. In particular sounded the call to withdraw “the us military or terrorist YPG” from the Syrian Manuja because they attack Turkish soldiers and helps them to members of the Syrian free army.