Trump has accused the Kurds that they “didn’t help in the Second world war”
Donald trump said he canceled military aid to the Kurds, because they helped in world war II, and now were fighting for “their land”. Trump then concluded that “we like the Kurds”.
The President of the United States Donald trump among other reasons for the cancellation of military aid to Kurds in Northern Syria say that they “didn’t help in the Second world war”. He stated this at a press conference, reports HuffPost on Thursday, October 10.
“Today someone wrote a very powerful article, they have not helped us in the Second world war, did not help us in Normandy, for example,” the President told reporters at the White house.
Trump did not name the article to which he referred, although journalists noted that the conservative author Kurt Schlichter recently published a column in which noted the absence of the Kurds during the landing of allied troops in Normandy in 1944.
The US President also said that the Kurds are defending their land, and added that Washington “has spent an astronomical amount of money” to help the Kurdish forces.
Trump also told reporters: “And with that, we like the Kurds”.
Trump on the Kurds: “They didn’t help us in the Second World War, they didn’t help us with Normandy, as an example.” He suggests that they battled alongside U. S. forces for “their land,” and adds, “With all of that being said, we like the Kurds.” pic.twitter.com/4aFGJiQquv
— Luis Velarde (@luivelarde) October 9, 2019
Previously, Donald trump said that it is time to return home of American military and now with ISIS has to understand Turkey, Europe, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Russia and the Kurds.
We will remind, on 9 October, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced a new military operation in Syria under the title “Source of peace”. Turkish armed forces in cooperation with the Syrian national army will be fighting with fighters of the Kurdistan workers party, the people’s self-defense Forces and militants of “ISIS”.
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