The United States has shored up its presence in Syria, transferring about 150 trucks and armoured vehicles and mobile generators to northeast Syria from neighbouring Iraq, Turkey’s Anadolu Agency has reported, citing local sources.

According to Anadolu’s sources, the vehicles made their way into Kurdish-controlled areas of northeast Syria on Monday night, crossing the Simelka checkpoint along the Syrian-Iraqi border, and arriving at a US Armed Forces logistics center in Syria’s Kharab Ishq and Sirrin on Tuesday.

Unconfirmed video footage of the transfer of the vehicles has been published on social media.

“The US is continuing to assist the separatist terrorist PKK organisation in northern Syria. Video of the latest convoy sent. No camouflage. They’re out in the open now.”

The video shows generators and construction equipment, Humvees, and Toyota pickup trucks carried by transport trucks.

President Donald Trump announced plans to withdraw the contingent of 2,000 US troops from Syria in December, citing the imminent defeat of Daesh (ISIS)* and his campaign promise to bring the US home from “endless wars” in the Middle East.

Earlier Tuesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that no satisfactory arrangement had been made with Washington on the creation of a safe zone in northern Syria, and warned that Turkish patience was running out.

Erdogan stressed that if Kurdish YPG militia, which Ankara considers terrorists, were not removed from Syria’s Manbij in a two weeks’ time, Turkey would “take steps to eliminate the threats to national security.”

Last month, commenting on US-Turkish negotiations surrounding a proposed 30-kilometer’ buffer zone’ in Syria between Turkish and Kurdish forces, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that any agreement involving Syrian territory must include an agreement from Damascus.

Damascus has rejected the safe zone idea, accusing Ankara of turning “a blind eye to the international resolutions which have always affirmed respect for Syrian territorial integrity.”

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Source: Sputnik

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Karel Vd Geest

While Turkey and the US have been bickering for two months, SDF has cleared the Hajin pocket for some 95%, has finished training thousands of new volonteer fighters, now has many thousands of arab battle hardened fighters out of Hajin, has expanded operations in Afrin and received some 1000+ trucks of ammo and materiel, of which only a small portion has been used in Hajin. Keep on talking, guys and gays.

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I wonder if those many things are for civile or military use.

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Never saw an APC for civilian use. Btw, as there are hardly any US civilians US is sending military hardware to foreign national civilians ? If it were aid material it would not have been sent through the military. You are thinking 2013, Erdogan being caught by his own gendarmery smuggling military hardware to islamists in Syria and, caught, claimed it was humanitarian aid to turkmans?

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Thank You for Your reflexions. It is seen soldiers install fx electricity, waterpumps, smaller bridges and in that level.

Another version could be they actually are sending important tech OUT by the Syrian Airports for retreat.

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In a war zone on a foreign nation we are not at war with and are not invited? The ‘we are leaving’ sham is for confusion and US political consumption. The Republicans zio corporate party was in total control of the government and attacked Syria day one. They had to wait it out with the Russia distraction or people will ask ‘our guys are in power and do everything for Israel and there shell corporations and bankers including making bribes legal but nothing zero zip for the American people. Why vote for them? So they needed to lose power to… Read more »

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Erdolf making an ultimatum on the Yanks… Huhu…
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