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US troops in Syria to remove Kurdish insignia after Ankara outburst

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US troops in Syria to remove Kurdish insignia after Ankara outburst

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Turkey has accused the United States of being two-faced for continuing to support the YPG, a Kurdish militia group fighting in Syria.
Turkey regards the YPG as the Syrian arm of the PKK, considered a terrorist group by both the US and Ankara.
To add further fuel to the fire US troops have been seen wearing YPG insignia.


The Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu vented his country’s anger: “Our suggestion to them is that they should also wear Daesh, al-Nusra and Al-Qaeda insignias during their operations in other regions of Syria. They can also wear the Boko Haram insignia when they go to Africa, but they don`t see YPG in the same way as the other terrorist groups.”
The YPG is the most powerful Kurdish Syrian militia backed by the US, currently engaged in fighting ISIL close to the groups de-facto capital Raqqa.

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