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President Trump says that he “destroys wipe out” the economy of Turkey, President Erdogan, the Kurds.
President Trump “went off script” during his phone call on Sunday with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, before he announced that the US would withdraw all troops from the North East of Syria, a Turkish military operation in the region, a well-placed senior U.S. military source told Fox News on Wednesday.
During the call, Trump points of talk had, according to the source: “Tell Erdogan to stay North of the border.”
“He went off-script,” said the source.
Erdogan has launched ” Operation peace spring on Wednesday morning, after President Trump said the United States would be their troops from the area-a move that many analysts and political observers as a blow against the US-backed Kurdish forces there.
Erdogan said the mission was to “neutralize terrorist threats” and create a “safe zone.”
At least seven civilians were killed in Turkish strike in the North-East of Syria, as Turkey began its attack, to monitor, according to activists and a war. Earlier Wednesday, the Turkish armed forces carried out air attacks in “civilian areas” and caused “a huge panic among the people of the region,” a spokesman for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic forces (SDF).
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U.S. military officials told Fox News that the President ordered the military, in the strikes, after the Kurds requested air support.
Turkey on Wednesday announced later that its ground forces had penetrated into North-East Syria to fight the Kurds.
The Kurdish forces in the North-East of Syria, is guarding thousands of prisoners of the Islamic state (ISIS) fighters, with the help of the United States in the Region.
Trump told reporters Wednesday afternoon that the prisoners were captured by the terrorists, “really bad people go, who should return to Europe.”
“We said to different countries, we want you to take them back to their people. No one wants you, you are bad,” Trump said, adding that “perhaps the Kurds […] if not you, Turkey” would be a fighter with the ISIS.
According to well-placed military source, “The President has said a number of times: ‘let’s Just do the Turks it!’ “in regard to Syria and fight for ISIS.
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The president’s views on the desire of Syria were known to leave to draw since December 2018, when the former Minister of defense of Jim Mattis came in the midst of Trump’s plans in Syria and leave the Kurds, the long-standing U.S. ally in the fight against ISIS in Syria.
Senior military commanders were surprised by the timing of the President’s announcement on Sunday night.
“This is a great thing,” said the source. “The SDF will have orientation to the North” and stop fighting ISIS.
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Trump “don’t buy the argument that ISIS is not enabled, follow us home,” said the source, were you told, by members of the president’s national security team.
If the ISIS fighters escape, you will be “back to Europe,” Trump said on Wednesday.
What to look likely to follow, such as “ethnic cleansing” by the Turks, according to the senior military source.
“I don’t know how many people are going to die. A lot of people are going to die,” said the source, adding they were “sick about it.”
There is “no plan” for the 10,000 ISIS prisoners and 2,000 foreign fighters in the case of the Kurds, all of which were guarded by the SDF, according to the source.
“There is not a plan for all that. The Turks are not” to assume responsibility for the ISIS prisoners,” said the source. “The Turks see ISIS the same way we do.”
“Strategically, everything we warned of is happening, over,” the military source said, referring to ISIS-attack on Raqqa, Syria, and the SDF to prepare to fight its positions, Turkey.
To keep from a military point of view, an investment of 1,000 US troops, the stability in Northern Syria was appropriate, the source maintained. “I can’t imagine where the anti-ISIS mission remains viable.”
While no decision has been made, the source said, there are concerns about the power, the protection and the inability of US forces to continue their missions of partnership with the SDF to go after ISIS, that is to say, it could be all drawn the rest of the 1,000 US troops.
“[I] cannot see why you would leave the U.S. armed forces there” now, according to the source, which meant, no one would partner with the United States in the future.
“How do you get another ner? What would be said for you a reason to trust us?” the source.
Earlier Wednesday, Trump warned Turkey that was your first attack is a “bad idea.”
TRUMP CALLS TURKEY ATTACK ON SYRIA IS A “BAD IDEA” AS KURDS REPORT DEAD CIVILIANS
“The United States does not approve of this attack and has made it clear that Turkey is this operation a bad idea,” Trump said in a White house statement. “Turkey has an obligation to protect the civilian population, the protection of religious minorities, including Christians, and the warranty is not a humanitarian crisis is taking place-and we hold them to this commitment.”
Trump told reporters that he would use, “more than sanctions” against Turkey, if the country, in the most “humane way” possible, and that he hoped Erdogan would act rationally.
On the question of what would happen if Erdogan wiped out the Kurds, Trump threatened to “wipe out” the Turkish economy and said that he had done it once before.
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