Binali Yildirim, Turkey's current Transportation Minister and founding member of the AKP, Turkey’s governing party, speaks during a meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, May 19, 2016. Yildirim is expected to stand unopposed for the party leadership and automatically become Prime Minister at an extraordinary meeting to be held Sunday in Ankara. The shake up comes after Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu stepped down on May 4. (AP Photo)

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:00 P.M.) – Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim stated on Monday that the Turkish military will shift their attention to three cities in northern Syria that are partially or fully controlled by the Kurdish-led forces.

According to Yildirim, the Turkish military will turn their attention to the cities of Kobane (northeast Aleppo), Qamishli (northern Hasakah), and Hasakah (provincial capital).

All three of these cities have a large presence of fighters from the Kurdish-led People’s Protection Units (YPG), who are also considered ‘terrorists’ by the Turkish regime and their proxies in Syria.

Yildirim reportedly added that Turkey is seeking to create a safe-zone in northern Syria because of the weapons that were provided to the Kurdish-led forces.

Despite Yildirim’s claims, he may find some opposition from the Syrian government, who is currently inside both Qamishli and Hasakah.

Furthermore, Kobane is a predominately Kurdish city near the Turkish border; it was under siege by the Islamic State (ISIS) in early 2015.

While their campaign was successful in Afrin, the Turkish-backed rebels do not have much support in predominately Kurdish areas in northeast Syria, so it will require Ankara to deploy their army to take on the YPG and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in cities like Hasakah and Qamishli.

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Even Ayn al-Arab will be under turkish rule….But large parts of Hasaka and Qamishli cities are under government control! Turkey is evil of Syria, even Russia will not this change.

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Could Turkey’s alliance with ISIS be any more obvious?

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AKP is a Muslim Brotherhood offshoot, just like Hamas, al-Qaeda, etc.
ISIS is an al-Qaeda split-off.
In the 30’s/40’s, Muslim Brotherhood was allied with the Nazis…
All these are Nazislamists…

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When Turkevil get in, only with blood get out, while they were killing Syrians civilians in Afrin with permision from Russia, Assad thought that with silence, Erdogan would stop but was wrong !

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According to the Bible, the throne of the devil is in Bergama, Turkey.