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(ARA News) Rıza Altun, member of the Executive Council of the PKK*-led KCK**, has heavily criticized the policy of Russia and suggested that Russia wants to use the Turkish enmity towards Kurds to condemn Syrian Kurds to Damascus’ domination and rule.

“There is only one reason behind Russia’s tactic and them pushing Turkey into Rojava [Syrian Kurdistan]. They want to use Turkey’s enmity towards Kurds to condemn them to Assad’s rule. That is their policy. This is a very dangerous policy and Russia definitely needs to give up on it,” he said.

“Russia is in an unclean tactical relationship with Turkey, on the basis of the conflict they have with European and American presence in the Middle East and Russia’s alliance with Syria and Iran,” Altun told ANF.

“They are also thinking of integrating the SDF [Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces] into the regime by Turkey’s force. In fact, I don’t think the latest attack [by Turkey against Syrian Kurds] was carried out without Russia’s knowledge. I think Russia allowed such an attack. Like the US hit the regime, Russia could have hit the YPG headquarters via Turkey and taken their revenge,” the senior PKK official said.

However, he warned Russia that this will not work. “First, threatening Kurds with Turkey is a great delusion. They won’t achieve any results other than exposing themselves. Like they fought for the last 40 years, the Kurds will continue their fight against the Turks from now on as well,” he said.

“Second, strategically it’s a big mistake. The Kurds want a federal and democratic Syria. The Kurds who have this demand are a native people, they are not an external force or an extension of one,” Altun said.

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“They [Russia] brought Turkey in and made them enter Jarablus and Bab, and now they say they will do the same for Efrin. So, will Turkey offer them their gratitude and just go back? When one thinks of it strategically, we are faced with a horrific thing. Unfortunately, pragmatic and tactical politics can lead to destruction of strategy for short term interests. There is such a danger right now,” he added.

The PKK official warned Russia about trying to hand over the Kurds to Syrian government. “They may be greatly disappointed in the future. Bringing Turkey in is deepening the crisis, the chaos and the insolubility. Turkey stepping in like this may risk Syria fragmenting even deeper. Russia’s role is also key here. When they say they want to hand the Kurds over to the regime, they have to risk losing themselves, along with the regime,” he concluded.

Full story is available at ARA News.

*NB: Kurdistan Workers Party (Kurdish: Partiya Karkerên Kurdistan, PKK)

**NB: Kurdistan Communities Union (Kurdish: Koma Civakên Kurdistan, KCK)

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They Turds and their Biji Turdistan are US puppets, first they say the kurds are from the mountain, then then come to the plains and it turns out everywhere a Kurd walks is now their land and they was “native”, hilarious…

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Don’t worry, you country’s on Erdogan’s list too 😆 And you’re still an ethnic Jew, anyway.

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Yawn, Daeshbag the hasbara cuckoo popped up again…

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This is nonsense. The only colonial power which for ages has been practicing the policy of ‘divide and rule’ is the US. The Kurds should be wise enough to realize that the US would never favor them to the Turks, due to Ankara’s strategic geographical position and strength and is only using them until it gets what it wants, as it did with Saddam Hussein. The Syrian government is the only middle Eastern government which treated the Kurdish minority as equals respecting their culture and language. So the Syrian government is the Kurdish people’s friend and natural ally. The US… Read more »

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Kurds were banned to use their language for 52 years in Syria.

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Now it clear it was the right thing to do. If continue this path of alliance with Syria’s enemies it will be clear that Sadam wasnt far off.

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you will stop to fight when all people begin to desire to create unity in variety, built on respect and friendly brotherhood between all religions and nations. As the fist step at least desire to create and not to destroy others lives including your own. Nothing else will solve the middle east problem.

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Riza Altan sounds like a troublemaker to me. I’m convinced the best thing for Syria is first to restore law and order across the land, and then develop political ideas peacefully.

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“I think Russia allowed such an attack.”
It is false, Turkey does not need Russia to sow the disorder in Syria.
Turkey is a local major power.
Remember, Turkey is in a civile war with the kurds.
Other rebels do not want of the Kurdish proposal

So : not easy.

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A proof about these accusations???

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Why would the PKK be opposed to a secular, federal, democratic Syria?

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‘Cos they are JewSA puppets

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Those Kurds in Syria need to realize that they are Syrian. They had and still have NOTHING to fear under Assad. Even those in Iraq need to realize they too are Iraqi and same with Iran. No ones asked them to be Arab unlike the Turks who’ve tried to “Turkify” them.

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The KCK does not speak for the PYD anyway, though anybody is entitled to his or her own opinions based on facts. On facts the claims are nonsense. The guy should read the drafts on the new Syrian constitution made under active participation of both the Syrian government and ALL, not only Kurdish, representatives of “Rojava” (although even the name is officially scrapped already). These people are constantly negotiating in Moscow. May be the PKK is a bit jealous, what would be understandable since they themselves have no official stance there. But Sultan Erdog would be completely out of the… Read more »

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It’s rather obvious that most of the “Kurdish officials” from Rojova are CIA’s agents (many of them also works for Mossad).

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kurds are traitor and always a zionist puppet . they are stilling land from iraq syria same like israel is stilling land from palestine.if kurds try to break syria and iraq and still more land then it will be destruction of kurds in iraqsyria turkey and may be even in iran. they will be squeze and US will wash thier hands of .bcuz they will not fight ar for kurds with 5 countries including russia .

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Another possibility is to be considered. Look, Russian state banks leased money to French neo-fascist Front National far right paty for presidential campaign… Now FN is under a senate commission scrutiny as it’s a foreign inference in French elections. As FN and most its leaders were already indicted for several past illegal funding of electoral campaigns, well, as there’d be no problem for very long to dissolve FN as anti-constitutional, they’d simply found a party under some other name tomorrow. with such trials+investigations on the way, FN is likely to have to repay to the state the refunding of 3-4… Read more »

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you faggot should not call anti-globalist party a fascist. All nazist, zionist, liberals, neocons, pervert minorities are globalist by their nature. Anti-globalists are nationalists – by their nature.

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Don’t see anything wrong with it. Kurdish adventurers need some discipline.