(ARA News) Syrian Kurdish officials have expressed worries that the Turkish army will attack either Afrin or Tal Rifaat in northern Syria with silent support from the Syrian government and Russia. They are calling on the international community to save Afrin that hosts thousands of IDPs (internally displaced people).

“The people are afraid of a huge attack from Turkey and the Syrian Islamists on Afrin and the Shahba region with support from Russia, the Syrian regime and Iran,” Dr Kamal Sido, a consultant for ‘the Society for Threatened Peoples’ (STP), told ARA News.

“The occupation of the Shahba [northern Aleppo] by Turkey could worsen the humanitarian situation in Efrin [Afrin]. The United States should not stay neutral. US president Trump should support the people in Efrin,” he added.

Jihad Abdo, a local journalist in Afrin, told ARA News that there is currently an ‘embargo’ on Afrin district by Turkey, the Syrian rebels, the Syrian government and Al-Qaeda. “All roads leading to Afrin are blocked,” he said.

Although the Syrian government and Russia may not directly support the Turkish offensive, the Syrian Kurds are worried that Russia could allow Turkey to attack the Kurds in Afrin, after clashes between the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the pro-Syrian government forces near Raqqa last week.

Moreover, the US-led coalition downed a Syrian jet last week.

In the past, Russia has defended the Syrian Kurds in Afrin from attacks by Turkish-backed rebels.

The co-head of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), Salih Musim, has warned about an Iranian-Qatari-Turkish alliance to undermine the Kurds in northern Syria.

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“We have no relations with Iran, and Iran’s policy is no different from that of the Syrian regime on the Kurdish issue, which is hostile to the Kurds’ fundamental rights,” he told the Saudi Riyadh news site.

Source: ARA News

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Kurdish murderers are awaiting justice in Afrin.

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Cyriak Papasissis

The new Crown Prince of their heart is going to defend them

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The Kurds should have considered the reaction before they prostituted themselves to the USA and Saudi Arabia.

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ziad welds

exactly,,now they want to cry for more protection by usrahell to keep stealing syrian lands,,actually i always believed assad and putin allowed erdoggy in as a useful idiot to put pressure on these rats and when news came out about turdgay wanting to play stronger rol i did not get angry but realised it must be because the rat kurds are being more aggressive against the saa and so this must have been another silent move by assad and putin lol and now this story confirms my analysis

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WHEN RUSSIA WAS HELPING KURDS AGAINST TURKEY . KURDS BETRAYED RUSSIA AND ATTACKED SAA.AND ALSO KURDS BECOME SLAVE OF US AND SAUDI AND BETRAYED THIER OWN SYRIAN NATION INSTEAD OF HELPING SYRIAN GOVERMENT FIGHT THIS TERRIOST . IF KURDS HAVE NOT BETRAYED THIER OWN SYRIAN LAND TODAY THEY WILL BE GETTING HIG PRIROTY. BUT THEY CHOOSE TO BE SALVE OF ZIONIST/WAHBHI. SO IT MEANS SDF IS TERRIOST ORGANISATION SUPPORTED BY US /SAUDI/ISRAEL. AND SAA/RUSSIA AND ALLIES WILL DEAL WITH YOU AS ISIL AND ALQAIDA. ITS STILL TIME KURDS LEAVE US AND JOIN RUSSIA AND SYRIA TO FIGHT TERRIOST AND YOU… Read more »
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Admiraba a los Kurdos, sobre todo la resistencia frente a ISIS en Kobani y la forma de gobierno que deseaban, ahora me decepciona cada ves más, se han convertido en instrumento del imperio, si de verdad quiere defender a su pueblo debieron fortalecer la frontera norte de Siria con ayuda del gobierno Sirio y Rusia… Están aún a tiempo de abandonar la ofensiva en Al-raqqa y dejar esa labor al gobierno Sirio y marchar a Afrin y al norte de Alepo para expulsar a los mercenarios de Erdogan.

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The refugees in Efrin belong to the territories invaded and illegally occupied by the Kurds and their US masters. The US bombed them, exterminated them and terrorized them while the Kurds beat them and threw them out of their homes which they later stole and placed their own Kurdish refugees and their families from Turkey and elsewhere instead. The Syrian government will demand that the native Arab inhabitants should return to their homes and reclaim their lands. This is their right sanctioned by the UN charter. It seems Turkey is also in favor of this. But Turkey has already made… Read more »
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For the information of the Kurds, the Syrian government is not a regime like their own authority illegally governing Syrian Arab land is. The Syrian government is an elected government by the majority of the Syrian people and so is the Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad.

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ziad welds

muahahahahah seems my analysis about syria/russia allowing turdgay into syria to put pressure on the rat kurds was possibly correct now according to this ,and now these rats are crying about more protection for them to keep stealing syrian lands

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ziad welds

gee i guess erdoggy did not put much trust in the yanks disarming the kurds lmao

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Yeah, Enverdogan Pasha, launch your little genocide. We’re standing there in the shadows waiting for your first serious big mistake to get you and also enforce the long overdue Sèvres treaty, retake Cyprus, Thrace and Constantinople…
C’mon Erdolf, do this wrong move!

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