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Pentagon names new military offensive by Turkey in Syria unacceptable

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The Us department of Defence sent on Wednesday a warning to Turkey. That country had earlier in the day announced a new military offensive plans in the North of Syria, against the Kurds. Such unilateral action is unacceptable, according to the Pentagon.

It was the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan Wednesday in a speech declared that his army within a few days the Kurds are going to fight in an area east of the Euphrates, in northern Syria. Thus, the Turks in the military sphere of influence of the USA, for whom the Kurds an important ally in the fight against IS.

A spokesman of the Us ministry of Defence said on Wednesday it ‘very worried’ about this military action in a zone where U.s. military personnel is active. “We consider such action as unacceptable,” she said. The spokesman also pointed out that the Kurdish alliance SDF an important ally in the fight against IS. “We cannot allow that it IS at this critical point can herademen and that the important progress we have made, is compromised’.

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