On Tuesday morning, The Arab newspapers touched upon the situation of the Syrian refugees in Turkey and the threats that the latter is launching against the Syrian territories
Al-Arab: Before the escalation: Turkification policy in Idlib, deportation from Istanbul
On the Syrian issue, Al-Arab newspaper said, "Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan takes the busyness of the United States to escalate with Iran to carry out a military adventure east of the Euphrates."
In parallel, Ankara began a plan to expel thousands of refugees after their paper was used in several contexts, including the pressure to accept Turkey as a key player in any future solution in Syria, as well as to blackmail Europe and getting large sums of money to control the wave of refugees.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Monday that his country would launch a military operation east of the Euphrates River if a planned buffer zone is not established in north Syria and if threats continue to face Ankara, threatening to close the Incirlik base if no agreement is reached with Washington.
Kobani said in a statement to the site " Ahwal" that if the United States acquiesces to Turkey's wishes and allowed the process, SDF will return to full-scale war, regardless of the locations targeted by the strikes of the Turkish army ".
Al-Sharq al-Awsat: SDF Commander-in- Chief meets an American delegation east of the Euphrates
In another context, Al-Sharq al-Awsat reported that a meeting was held in the city of Ain al-Arab (Kobani), including US General Kenneth Mackenzie, commander of the central region of the Central Command of the International Coalition Forces, and William Robak, US special envoy to the International Coalition Forces, with Mazloum Abdi, SDF commander "and the leaders of" People and Women's Protection Units ".
Abdi told «Asharq Al-Awsat»: «The agenda of the discussion with Kenneth Mackenzie centered on the security situation on the border with Turkey and joint coordination and discuss future plans and exchange views with the leaders of the International Coalition», as well as discuss the situation of camps for displaced people, and Daesh mercenaries' families and Daesh's prisoners held by the Syrian Democratic Forces.
A delegation from the international coalition led by Kenneth Mackenzie to the city of Kobani, bordering Turkey, accompanied by James Jeffrey, the US special envoy to Ankara, held talks with Turkish Foreign Ministry officials on the establishment of buffer zone across the border.