The Turkish-Syrian border (Photo by AP Photo / Germano Assad)

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:30 P.M.) – A Kurdish representative of the self-administration of northern and eastern Syria in Germany told Kurdistan 24 this week that Germany should establish a no-fly zone in Syria’s northern region in order to prevent a Turkish military invasion.

The representative, Ibrahim Murad, told Kurdistan 24 that creating a no-fly zone over northern Syria would not only show a serious commitment eliminating the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) but also, helping find a peaceful political settlement in the country.

“The German government should act to establish this no-fly zone. Why Germany? Because it is big and has its influence in the EU and world,” he told the online publication.

“The German government should take [the proposal] seriously and we hope that it will use its relationship with the US and others to achieve this,” he said.

He would add that that if Turkey did launch their attack on their positions, it would destabilize the region and put the battle against the Islamic State at risk.

“There are thousands of [IS] terrorists imprisoned in the self-administration’s jails and any attack will destabilize the situation and give them chance to run away,” he added.

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Andrew

Only a stupid person could up with such a proposal.

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Stern Daler

@Andrew, Maybe read the full report on http://www.kurdistan24.net/en/news/60a18ba1-f82c-4c78-8545-e0d4254cd550

The Kurds “hope that it (Germany) will use its relationship with the US and others to achieve this (No fly zone or UN mission)”.

After a former German General, and current member of the German parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, Roderich Kiesewetter, argued on Wednesday that a UN buffer zone should be created to protect Syria’s Kurds.

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Ehhh?
Both Germany and Turkey are members of NATO but neither are permanent members of the UN Security Council.

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@FairsFair, Kanzlerin Merkel recently warned the Sultan very politely of and extension of his aggression against the Syrian Kurds.

p.s. Germany was one of the countries that supplied the arms that defended Kobane. As in Kobane – Germany often works together with France which is a permanent UNSC member and has troops in Northern Syria.

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Thanks. But I think it is a decision for Damascus to make and not France or Germany. It is a Syrian matter. All invaders must leave.

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@Andrew, Syrian matter or no. Kiesewetter suggested to take it to the UNSC. An UNSC mission is no invasion.

p.s. Germany gave weapons to the YPG to block an IS Genocide. That was no invasion or anything that gives the government of Syria the right to protest or complain. In fact any country can intervene in case of an attempted genocide.

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Exact. Thus, a direct military intervention by e.g. the Lüftwaffe is unlikely to happen due to both constitution and huge ecologist (Greens) presence in parliament. A typical pattern would be Germany providing support (logistics, transport, refuellers, AWACS) and France providing the warplanes. Any way, even older Mirage-2000 is a F-16 eater… Just investigate the Kargil war : there way not be official scores, Pakis did massive 2nd hand F-16 purchases just after while the total complement stood idle in PAF… They likely lost more than 50! As these faced Mirage-2000 and Mig-29 and Mig-29 was always far from being relevant… Read more »

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Andrew : Syrian militaries are technically UNABLE to bounce Turkish air-force, and it’s not a few S-300 or Pantsir that will be able to do the job : TAF has AGM-88E HARM which is the perfect tool for a SEAD operation.

“All invaders must leave”
=> Since Arabs invaded Syria during the 7th century, are they included?
Do you know that the majority of Syrian population are ethnic Jews whose ancestors were forced into Arabisation and Islamisation? Nevertheless, they are “Kïkes”…

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….only the Syrian national democraticaly elected government can invite a foreign force to intervene. .

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It’s cabaret time.

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@willyvandamme, yes and the cabaretists are role played by those that did not research the info that is behind this shoddy News Desk article.