Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on July 26 formally accused the Syrian authorities of favoring the rebels of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), reports «Al Arabiya». «The regime of Bashar Assad gave five northern provinces Kurds their own country, their terrorist organization (PKK),» — said Erdogan.
The question about what he was going to do with it, the Turkish prime minister said: «What they have done, are doing and will do in Iraq.» PKK bases in northern Iraq are often subjected to bombing and shelling by the Turkish government army. According to Erdogan, repeated bombing adjacent countries are not caused by anger Ankara, and «the need to take positive action in self-defense.»
Almost immediately, this Syrian rebels of Kurdish origin in Turkey offered its assistance in the fight against the PKK activists supported, in their words, Assad. «If Turkey will help us military support, we — Kurds and Arabs — will be able to withstand not only the regime, and the PKK,» — said to convince Musa — one of the favorites of the rebels in northern Syria.
According to Musa, his men needed a weapon and ammunition. He promised that received such help expel the PKK from the territory of Syria. «We know where they are based and which areas are kept under control,» — said the rebels favorite.
As previously reported, the main political forces of the Syrian Kurdistan agreed on cooperation and coordination of efforts. They were able to take control of their own main town in northeastern Syria, which is very alarmed Ankara.
Kurds in the midst there is no consensus about who to them is more insecure adversary — Turkish or Syrian regime. That’s why during the uprising in Syria, the Kurds, in the main, remain neutral.
PKK is considered a terrorist organization by Turkey, the European Union, the United States and other countries. Already almost 30 years, she is fighting for the creation of a Kurdish-independent nations on earth today Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Syria.