BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:45 P.M.) – The Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar slammed the recent photo of U.S. soldiers having dinner with the Kurdish-led People’s Protection Units (YPG) in northern Syria.

“These photos have found wide coverage in our media and disturbed our people. They tarnished the image of the U.S. and its army… for the Turkish public,” Hulusi Akar said at the Halifax International Security Forum in Canada.

In response to the photo, the Turkish Defense Minister said that he expects the U.S. to cut all ties with the YPG.

“We expect U.S. to stop cooperation with the YPG terror group as promised,” he said

“It is unacceptable for the U.S. to provide arms and ammunition by plane and trucks to the YPG terrorist group even when Daesh has been neutralized to a large extent,” Akar said, adding that Turkey would never allow a terror corridor along its southern border.

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Nothing can tarnish the Turkish army more than to be lead by a Sultan 2.0 dictator. The honor of the once proud army of Attatürk has died with Erdogan’s ascent to power.

The Turkish war vizier 2.0’s rhetoric against YPG is nothing but a vehicle to justify the land grab of the Ottomans 2.0 empire in northern Syria.

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“proud army”? “GENOCIDAL LOOTERS” you mean …

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Yes “GENOCIDAL LOOTERS” currently and during most of history. And they are going back to these roots currently.

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I 100% agree…
Wanna bet the Yanks won’t even answer to this?
Now just wait Turks or their proxies to kill a Marines or GI, then we’ll probably see that Yanks don’t react like Putin in such case…

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Little alternative for US politicians because US public reacts with an outrage and wants blood.

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They’ve been demanding this for like 3 years at least by now. :]
Not much success, but you can’t expect a dog to be tired of barking.

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Amerikans are in Syria with a specific purpose in Al Tanaf region and siding with the Kurds just telling the whole world that they are fighting Daesh. Daesh is finished within Syria, may be they are consolidating within Iraq again. After Libya, Iraq n Syria they need the next country to decimate to keep their military ticking. Cant have such a massive force back home in the barracks. They have 2 options and will toss a coin and soon decide whether it will be Iran or Turki.