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Turkish President Vows To Establish Safe Zone In Northeastern Syria In “Few Months”

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Turkish President Vows To Establish Safe Zone In Northeastern Syria In “Few Months”

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the crowd at 15 July Martyrs Bridge during July 15 Democracy and National Unity Day’s events to mark July 15 defeated coup’s 2nd anniversary in Istanbul, Turkey on July 15, 2018 ( Berk Özkan – Anadolu Agency )

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that his country expects a “safe zone” to be created east of the Euphrates River in northern Syria in a “few months.”

“We expect the promise of a security zone, a buffer zone aimed at protecting our country from terrorists to be fulfilled in a few months … Otherwise we will establish it ourselves,” Erdogan said in a speech in the eastern province of Erzurum on January 25, according to the AFP.

Erdogan added that the 1998 Adana agreement between Ankara and Damascus could be used to justify a Turkish military intervention in Syria to establish the safe zone.

A day earlier, the Turkish President said that the agreement should be reactivated. Many local observers viewed this statement as an attempt by Erdogan to use this issue as an excuse to resume some relations with the government of Bashar al-Assad.

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin called on Ankara and Damascus to engage in direct talks on the Adana agreement in order to address current threats during the recent Russian-Turkish presidential summit.

“There is nobody who can say the agreement is no longer valid. Quite the contrary, Mr. Putin points out that this agreement can be crucial for our struggle against terrorism,” Erdogan said on January 24 commenting on Putin’s mention of the agreement, according to Ahval News.

Turkey and Syria where on the brink of war when the Adana agreement was reached. Under the agreement, both countries started cooperation in the fight against terrorism and established a monitoring committee.

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Excellent idea: Ankara and Damascus to engage in direct talks.


” 1998 Adana agreement between Ankara and Damascus could be used justify a Turkish military intervention in Syria to establish the safe zone.”‘
Talks about what?
What are they going to talk about if Turkey openly talks about invasion of Syria?

Which country agrees to be invaded?!
They can only talk how Turkey should get out of Syria as soon as possible..


“Talks about what?” For example, that: “talk how Turkey should get out of Syria as soon as possible”.


OK good point !


1- I doubt very seriously that all the YPG will be of the Ocalan boys; 2- the kurds in Syria that want their own state are in a lost fight and will only serve as 5th column to foreigner interests, nothing more; 3- that kurdish 5th column is an enemy and must be isolated, separated from the other kurdish political forces and put in the place where they belong: the madhouse.


I’m not talking about Kurd state but Kurds going back to united Syria and making peace with Syrian Arabs.
What else can be done with them?
Starting war against Kurds would be very bad decision.
One thing only should be done in my opinion
and that is peaceful reconciliation with Kurds.
Maybe they can’t be trusted but there is no other way but compromise. They can give them some rights.
SAA is not strong enough to fight on 2 fronts against Jihad “rebels” and Kurds now
Kurds are Syrian citizens and once peace comes back to Syria they can integrate back more easily without war against SAA and live together with Arabs like before

Promitheas Apollonious

But……. was not turkey supporting isis, that was stealing the oil from syria and circulating within her european partners? Now is a peace maker…….

You can call me Al

Yes, in huge convoys of rod tankers, protected by the US, to Erdygob’s son.

It is nonsensical at best, madness at worse, to allow this arrogant prick to get away with this nonsense.

Zionism = EVIL

The weak low life treacherous arsehole Putin has sold Syria down the tubes. 40% the most fertile Syrian territory and all the oilfields are now in Turkeys control. The idiot Putin looks like a grovelling pimp sucking up to Erdogan.Turkey will push for a “security zone” all the way to Latakia on the Mediterranean. Syria that came out of the partition of Lebanon/Levant under Sykes-Picot Anglo-French colonial era is now finished. The Ruskies and Turkeys have made a deal to dump Assad next and put a Sunni puppet in power in Damascus. There will be a holocaust of the Alawites and other minorities in Syria. Nasrallah is the most shrewd politician and tactician in the region and he is rapidly weaning Hezbollah from Syria and going into mainstream Lebanese politics.




It looks like Erdogan will sell Syrian oil again !

Zionism = EVIL

The Turkeys have even down all the olive groves in Syria like their Zionist masters do in Palestine and even selling olive oil in Europe.


We will be seeing the turkish invasion start very soon I’m guessing

Empire's Frontiers

You can almost see the strings holding him up.

Carol Davidek-Waller

That won’t happen. There is no compromise in Syrian territorial integrity that Turkey has the power to change.

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