BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:50 P.M.) – Kurdish YPG militants in Syria’s Manbij will be disarmed as part of a deal drawn up by the US and Turkey to clear the group from the area, said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Antalya on Tuesday.

“How will they operate here, how will the tasks be distributed simultaneously: how will they manage? Who will be in charge? Of course we have a criteria, which is the population, demography, each city’s demography will be our criteria. Not after the YPG, the population and demography before the war starts, before the YPG comes to the area will be our criteria. All those will be discussed ahead to avoid any possible conflicts in the field,” Cavusoglu began.

“For sure weapons will be taken from the YPG,” he added.

The roadmap for Manbij was announced on Monday following a meeting between Cavusoglu and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

 

 

 

 

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Turkey wants to change the demographics to their needs and keep the area like Northern Cyprus. Erdogan already claimed Turkmen majorities too much of Northern Syria and Iraq before WW I.

p.s. Pride leads to destruction, and arrogance to downfall.

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When will the Kurds realize the USoA fucked them again, both in Iraq and Syria?

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The Strongest Country with the strongest army in the world caved into Turkish demands.
Now, how weak is that.
If so strong, why cave in? :))))

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The US did not cave in they sold their Kurdish allies and Manbej.

p.s. Guess the US saw that the YPG cannot keep the pipeline route near Manbej on the long run so it was given to Turkey.