In an email to Daily Sabah, the USA -led coalition's Public Affairs Office said 230 individuals are now receiving training in the Border Security Force's (BSF) inaugural class and that the force will have up to 30,000 members - half of whom would be recruited from the SDF.
Earlier, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said that the U.S. is openly supporting the YPG and the PYD terrorist groups in Syria.
The Turkish president spoke about the plans in a speech in the capital city of Ankara on Monday, saying, "A country we call an ally is insisting on forming a terror army on our border, despite all our objections, warnings and well-meant advice". Erdogan said today that Turkish Army units had fired dozens of shells toward Kurdish positions in and around Afrin the previous day.
Damascus denounced the new border force as a "blatant assault" on its sovereignty, Syrian state media said.
"Our mission is to strangle it before it's even born", the Turkish president added.
The force will deploy along the border with Turkey to the north, the Iraqi border to the southeast and along the Euphrates River Valley, which broadly acts as the dividing line separating the USA -backed SDF and Syrian government forces backed by Iran and Russian Federation.
"This new sign of support for the Kurds in northern Syria will give more guarantees for survival for the local administrations the Kurds have build over the past few years", he said.
The US-led coalition provided significant military and logistical support to the SDF as it beat back Isis (Islamic State) militants across Syria.
HP joins Nvidia's big effing display game with Omen X 65 The popularity of the Big-Format-Gaming-Display is yet to be determined, and pricing and availability are unknown at present. The green team has done another exceptional job, and we're more than eager to find out what else will there be at CES 2018.
The United States says it has about 2,000 troops in Syria in the battle against Islamic State.
From the beginning, Ankara has been opposed to USA support to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which is nothing but a cover for the Syrian affiliate of the PKK, which the US and European Union have long recognized as a terrorist group.
The Turkish president said that "despite it all" he wanted to work with the U.S. in the region and hoped it would not side with the YPG during the Afrin operation. But a US decision to back Kurdish fighters in northern Syria in recent years has enraged Ankara.
Key powers involved in Syria's civil war have criticised United States plans to help an allied Kurdish-led militia set up a 30,000-strong "border security force".
The announcement naturally fueled anger in Turkey, as officials from the president to the leaders of all mainstream opposition parties expressed concern. "As soon as this 30,000 strong terrorist army comes under threat, they will be the first to turn their guns on the American soldiers".
A source of Syrian foreign Ministry declared SANA that " Syrian people and army are determined to thwart this conspiracy, to end presence of United States and its agents in Syria and to restore legitimate authority throughout territory".
"Fundamentally, this means the breakup of a large territory along the border with Turkey and Iraq", Lavrov said.
The news comes just a week after GasBuddy's annual report found that 2018 gas prices could be the highest in four years. Nationwide, the average price of gas is expected to reach or exceed $2.70 a gallon in April and May, GasBuddy reported.
With Falcon heavy, SpaceX will also attempt to simultaneously land and recover all three of its first-stage rocket cores. Time says that SpaceX plans to launch a total of 30 rockets over the year, which is 12 more than last year.
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Attorney McGregor "Greg" Scott grew up in Humboldt County, deep in California's famed "Emerald Triangle" marijuana-growing region. The Oregon State Police a year ago released an analysis of the state's compliance with the Cole memo in light of legalization.
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Payne was a key run-stopper in the middle and also had an interception and touchdown catch in the semifinal win over Clemson. ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. rates Ridley as the draft's top receiver and the 10th-best player overall in his big board .
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Trying to get as much as possible from the process by using all political and legal means available is simply part of the process. Chapter 19 allows the parties to bypass the national judicial system to challenge countervailing and anti-dumping duties.
It could also improve waterproofing for future phones since it eliminates the need for speaker holes. As for what Google could do with Redux, the search giant may build smartphones that eschew speakers.
Sumpter Township police have released photos of a man and woman they say are wanted in the death of their 4-year-old daughter. WDIV reported that the girl's January 1 death was not the first time police have been called to the couple's mobile home.
Just looking at the image gallery below, you will be impressed with the simple yet stylish design of the new Acer Chromebook 11 . HP's last Chromebox was a hit in the Chrome OS community, but it released in 2014 and a lot has changed since then.
HTC's version will employ Intel's WiGig wireless-transmission protocol, as opposed to TPCast's use of a different 60GHz standard. That's particularly the case for high-end VR systems like the Vive or rival Oculus Rift , a headset from Facebook's Oculus unit.
Clearly, LaVar is a father who wants to have input on how his sons are coached, who they play with, and what they do on the court. Lonzo Ball was asked Sunday at the Lakers' shootaround if he likes playing for Walton.
Mariota rolled to his left and threw toward the end zone, but Chiefs cornerback Darrell Revis deflected the pass back toward him. Saturday's outcome, the latest in a cavalcade of brutal playoff exits, extended the Chiefs' home playoff drought another year.
Public information officer, Natalie Barton said "that fire is still under investigation by the Etowah County Arson Task Force ". Johnson told AL.com Friday that the fire left her Gadsden home a total loss, saying she was "devastated, just devastated".