The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has reported that Turkish forces have penetrated deeply into the western countryside of Kobani, targeting the Kurdish People’s Protection Unit’s (YPG).

Turkey recognizes the YPG as the Syrian extension of the outlawed Turkey-based Kurdistan Worker’s Party that it deems as a terrorist organization.

Turkish engineering teams accompanied the military forces and began digging trenches, raising barrier and building walls to secure the countryside.

The invading forces also targeted the YPG in the Jaregli area of Kobani countryside.

The siege of Kobani in late 2014 and into early 2015 became an infamous battle where ISIS had virtually captured the city, but ended up having a resounding withdrawal with a resurgent Kurdish fighting force with the backing of US-led coalition airstrikes pushing them back. Allegations were made that some ISIS units even attacked northern Kobani from Turkish territory and were supported by the Turkish military.

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Janjak Desalin 1804
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Any rational foreign policy office would steer clear of this entangled mess!

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It’s time to get rid of Gollum…

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PaulusGaming

Turkey has a disease called ypgphobia

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miltiades

sure – but who can do it? the russians support him, and what can the kurs do to stop him – not to say get rid of him?

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Stern Daler

Turkey is on a economic downturn already. Bomb a 1000 trash bins in the tourist areas to cut foreign money spent there. p.s. Putin and Erdogan are liked for the economic success during their reign. Destroy that to get a regime change. This means democratic victory.

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Stern Daler

True but how?

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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has…ups… . is a singl Person with his “Putze”, an Assad hater, telling and write everything the West digtates him!

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Maybe. But most of the time he’s correct.

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Miha Semprimožnik

Well this is just a confirmation of what we talked about last month seems Turkey has received Russia permission to settle account with YPG in Syria and all they have been waiting for is the departure of Obama. With the transition of power to Trump and if we take into chartering its disapproval of the current policy in Syria I would dare to say that ther is possible existence of an agreement Russia – Turkey which allows Turkey to battl YPG inside Syria in return for their support of territorial unity for Syria.

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Nestor Arapa

Mi solidaridad con los Kurdos, verdaderos luchadores contra ISIS, compararon a Kobani con un Stalingrado Sirio, me decepciona Rusia, da bienvenida a otros grupos que quieren caída de Assad pero excluyen a SDF, ahora seguro que guardará un silencio cómplice frente a la invasión Turca… YPG y YPJ luchadores de la libertad. Erdogan terrorista.