Kurdish politicians reject Turkey's control on buffer zone

Kurdish politicians have rejected Turkey's control of the so-called buffer zone and have said the region will at least protect them from Turkish attacks. Erdogan faces a new setback as pro-AK Party figures jump from the back of his sunken ship.

On Wednesday morning, Arab newspapers focused on the Turkish threats and their desire to occupy northern and eastern Syria under the name of the "buffer zone" and the refusal of the Kurdish politicians for this, as well as the fighting between the Libyan National Army forces and the armed groups of the government of accord.

Al-Sharq al-Awsat: Ankara assures Washington of its commitment to control the "buffer zone" in northern Syria

On the Syrian issue, Al-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper reported that Turkey has sought to occupy the north and east of Syria through the so-called "buffer zone". "Turkey has again informed the United States that it is the most appropriate and capable country of controlling a proposed buffer zone in northeastern Syria.

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Aka told his US counterpart, Mark Esper, in a telephone conversation with him Monday night that Turkey would be forced to establish buffer zone in Syria alone, the Defense Ministry said in a statement. In the absence of a common understanding between the two sides.

In the same context, the newspaper wrote: "Kurdish leaders reject the Turkish offer of the" security zone. "The newspaper quoted Aldar Khalil, a member of the Executive Body of Democratic Society Movement (TEV-DEM) as saying that" Turkey seeks to impose its demands "through the threat and attacks by establishing a buffer zone deep 32Km "This is the strategic depth of the Autonomous Administration announced at the beginning of 2014," Khalil said. "We do not refuse to establish buffer zone with a distance of 5 kilometers. And it should be protected by local forces, these issues are still under discussion, "and stressed that« the security zone »will benefit« at least to protect us from the Turkish threats. Their problem is not about security and protection, because we did not pose a threat to Turkey one day, are arguments and justifications for occupying the region.

Al-Arab: attacking the rear bases tactic replaces the decision in Tripoli

The military facts on the ground indicate that the Libyan National Army is still maintaining its positions south of the capital, but fails to make tangible progress, while the UN-recognized Accord Forces failed to regain what they lost to the Libyan army, but prevented the fall of the capital. The UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salameh called Monday for the declaration of a truce on the occasion of Eid al-Adha.

Al-Arab: Erdogan's ship staggers over the sands of Turkish politics

"The Turkish economy is witnessing a period of stagnation at a time when the United States and Europe are considering how to impose sanctions on Ankara. The turbulent borders separating southern Turkey from Syria and Iraq are problems for Ankara's relations with Russia, Syria, Iran and the United States. Now Erdogan faces a new setback as pro-AKP figures jump from the sunken ship's deck.

Turkish politics are undergoing a change in their landscape, and the certainty of future AK Party rule has begun without a fading competitor. The possibility of rebellion by the most important figures of the Justice and Development Party threatens to turn the Turkish political arena into the moving sands of the country's president.

But the AKP will not recognize its defeat without fighting to the end. "Even with his trick and intrigue, Turkey's rule has become a daunting task for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan," experts at the Stratfor Center for Security and Strategic Studies say. "Even in his struggle to maintain his hegemony, he will put the Turkish economy and relations with his allies and the rule of law at stake.

In the same vein, Turkish specialists say that following the rise and rise of Erdoğan's ruling party and his Justice and Development Party (AKP) reveal that their current status quo is normal, the Justice and Development Party (AKP) rose in 2002 on the ruins of what governments on the back of the tank Turkey since the end of the rule of Kamal Ataturk, a day reached the same stage of authoritarianism and his policies began to cause economic crises accompanied by strangulation of freedoms and international isolation.



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