13 January, 2018 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos
AFRIN, Syria – The Kurdish-led and US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have prepared plans to attack the Turkish military and jihadist forces around Afrin in northern Syria.
Turkey began heavy artillery shelling of SDF-held Afrin sparking plans to respond from the Kurdish-led forces.
Yesterday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said that his country might launch a military operation in Afrin and Manbij in northern Syria if the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) do not withdraw.
The YPG lead the SDF coalition. Full details of Erdoğan’s invasion plans can be read here.