BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:30 P.M.) – The Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Sunday that blasted the U.S. State Department over their remarks about the Turkish military preventing civilians from returning to the Afrin region.

“At a press conference on May 3, the spokesperson for the U.S. Department of State influenced by the smear campaigns of the PYD/YPG terror group made an unfortunate statement regarding Operation Olive Branch based on unconfirmed conjectures. Above all, the one preventing the people of Afrin from returning is the PYD/YPG terror group themselves,” a Turkish Foreign Ministry stated.

A large number of civilians were forced to flee the Afrin region in northern Aleppo after the Turkish-backed rebels launched a massive offensive to expel the Kurdish-led YPG forces from this area.

Turkey maintains that refugees from Afrin are welcome to return to the region, despite the U.S. State Department’s recent remarks.

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Long Live Syria
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First of all Afrin doesn’t belong to Turki get that into your Turkey Head. Turki should first get out of Afrin which they have occupied. As for asking the civilians to come back well it is ridiculous. These poor souls will then be added to the list of 4800 YPJ PKK Terrorists eliminated as claimed by Sultan ErDOG who will increase the count and go beyond 5000. Anyways serves the Kurds right too for aligning themselves with Amrika and going against President Assad & SA. Had the Kurds been loyal to Syria n aligned themselves with Syria & Russia this… Read more »

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Actually, Kurds were left to die in ISIS hands in 2014, before Russian intervention, then begged for EU help. US help came far later. Had SAA or Russia helped them to repel ISIS, this woudn’t had happened, so who is a traitor is very questionable! Do not ask what you can do for your country, ask what your country can do for you and if the answer is nothing or just letting you down in times of trouble, you don’t have to be loyal. Yanks hadn’t access to Afrin area, actually there were Russians deployed there and as soon Turks… Read more »

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ameitards are evil – no surprise – satan’s advoates

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And Erdogan is the new prophete, isn’t he? The MIT doesn’t pay you enough. You should complain.