CENTCOM HEAD: TURKEY-US IN ROBUST DIALOGUE OVER SYRIA, YPG STILL PRINCIPAL US PARTNER

Sourced : Hurriyet Daily News

The head of the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said on April 3 that the U.S. is in a “very robust dialogue” with Turkey over Syria, while also insisting that the Peoples’ Protection Units (YPG), a group viewed as terrorists by Ankara, is Washington’s “principal partner” on the ground.

General Joseph Votel made the remarks at a forum on the situation in Iraq and Syria organized by the United States Institute of Peace, a Washington-based think tank.

Stressing on the importance of communication between the NATO allies to de-escalate the tension and try to resolve issues through discussion, Votel noted that Washington and Ankara have an “open line” of dialogue.

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