Turkey COLLISION COURSE with Syria - ‘Auxiliary' rebel fighters trained by Erdogan forces

Turkey COLLISION COURSE with Syria - ‘Auxiliary' rebel fighters trained by Erdogan forces
 

Syrian rebels trained by Turkey, known as “the Turkish army’s auxiliary force”, have fought in al-Bab, an ISIS-dominated town over the border.
They also have the aim of dislodging US-backed Kurdish militias from the enclave of Afrin, which lies on the Syrian border with Turkey.
One rebel, who spent weeks as an ISIS captive, also claimed Turkey promised to drill and discipline them.
The former prisoner said: “They told us, ‘You have been fighting for six years, God bless you, but we want to train you to be soldiers’.”
Turkey has for nearly two years been supporting the build-up and training... read more

 
28 January 2018 in World News, Views: 53
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