“Post-Daesh, post-Assad Syria should be a cause for celebration for the Syrian people and millions of refugees rather than another adventure in costly geo-political muscling.”
The U.S. providing shelter to FETÖ members and weapons to the PKK-affiliated terrorist group in Syria remain two main factors behind its frozen ties with Turkey.
It all began in April 2013 with a letter written by an effective group of members in the US House of Representatives to former US Secretary of State John Kerry and the US Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew. The letter, which mostly bared the signatures of the opposing republicans, stated that Turkey had violated sanctions the US had imposed on Iran.
If the grand coalition is established and if it takes into consideration Ankara’s on-going willingness to cooperate more closely with Berlin, and thus materializes this opportunity, the German business community as well as her citizens will benefit from this to a great deal. As for Germany herself, it seems that any alternative scenario other than such a grand coalition would apparently force the country into a prolonged state of political crisis.
While US President Donald Trump pledged to stop arming the YPG units in Syria, US policy on post-Daesh Syria remains unclear.
The fact that Pope Francis failed to use the word “Rohingya” when talking about oppression in Myanmar, has been labelled by the international community as a “missed opportunity.”
During the eighth round of Syrian peace talks in Geneva, UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura announced that the Russians have proposed and the Assad regime has accepted a cease-fire in Eastern Ghouta.
Victor Rocco asked the jury, “What would you do if US prosecutors made voice recordings and gave them to another country without the permission of the government, and then they were used as evidence?”
The Iraqi central government will lay a new Kirkuk-Ceyhan oil pipeline with a length of approximately 350 kilometers and a daily capacity of 1 million barrels.
In a written statement, Pentagon spokesman Colonel Rob Manning claimed that equipment provided to the PKK/PYD by the US will be regained after “specific threats have been defeated.”