Trump threatens to ‘devastate’ Turkish economy over Syrian Kurds

_105173268_mediaitem105171493Source: BBC News

US President Donald Trump has threatened to “devastate Turkey economically” if it attacks Kurdish forces in Syria following a planned pullout of US troops.

In two tweets on Sunday, Mr Trump said that he did not want the Kurds to provoke Turkey either.

US forces have fought alongside a Kurdish militia in northern Syria against the Islamic State (IS) group.

Turkey, however, regards the People’s Protection Units (YPG) as terrorists.

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  1. This is getting dangerous, especially as both Erdogan and Trump seem to be rather stubborn and not experts in diplomacy.

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