Politik

Tyrkiets militære offensiv i det nordlige Syrien skal knække kurdisk milits

Præsident Erdogan har gjort alvor af sine trusler om en militær offensiv ind i Syrien mod den kurdiske YPG-milits. De første kampe brød ud kort efter. Hele regionen kan destabiliseres.

Røgen bølgede over byen Ras al-Ayn i det nordøstlige Syrien, efter at tyrkiske jagerfly havde angrebet området i en af de første militæraktioner i den tyrkiske offensiv. Foto: Delil Souleiman/ AFP A Syrian Kurdish woman flashes the v-sign during a demonstration against Turkish threats in Ras al-Ain town in Syria's Hasakeh province near the Turkish border on October 9, 2019. - Syrian Kurds called on Damascus ally Moscow to facilitate "dialogue" with the regime, following threats of a Turkish invasion of northeastern Syria. (Photo by Delil SOULEIMAN / AFP) Syrian Kurds hold a banner with the portrait of jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan during a demonstration against Turkish threats in Ras al-Ain town in Syria's Hasakeh province near the Turkish border on October 9, 2019. - Syrian Kurds called on Damascus ally Moscow to facilitate "dialogue" with the regime, following threats of a Turkish invasion of northeastern Syria. (Photo by Delil SOULEIMAN / AFP) Kurdish protesters attend a demonstration to protest Turkey's military action in northeastern Syria, in front of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler Civilians ride a pickup truck as smoke billows following Turkish bombardment in the northeastern town of Ras al-Ain in Syria's Hasakeh province along the Turkish border on October 9, 2019. - Turkey launched an assault on Kurdish forces in northern Syria with air strikes and explosions reported along the border. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the start of the attack on Twitter, labelling it "Operation Peace Spring". (Photo by Delil SOULEIMAN / AFP) Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks to Defence Minister Hulusi Akar on the phone at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, October 9, 2019. Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.NO RESALES.NO ARCHIVE A convoy of Free Syrian Army arrives at the border town of Akcakale, Turkey October 9, 2019, in this still image taken from video. Reuters TV via REUTERS

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