#Breaking #Pentagon: Tells #Kurds, and #Turks To Stand down!  

Clashes between Turkish forces and units affiliated with a US-backed Kurdish-led alliance in Syria are “unacceptable”, the Pentagon said Monday, calling on all sides to “stand down.”In a statement sent to AFP, Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook condemned the fighting south of the Syrian town of Jarabulus.”We are closely monitoring reports of clashes south of Jarabulus — where ISIL is no longer located — between the Turkish armed forces, some opposition groups, and units that are affiliated with the SDF (Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces),” he said.ISIL is an acronym for the Islamic State (IS) group.

Source: Pentagon: Stand down, Kurds, Turks – Middle East – News –

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