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October 19, 2019
Top SDF Commander Says Turkey Blocking Kurds’ Retreat; Urges Trump to ‘Stop This War’
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon and Kevin BaronMazlum Abdi, the top commander of the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Force, or SDF, said on Saturday that in violation of a ceasefire agreement Turkey is continuing its assault into northern Syria and blocking the SDF’s attempts to withdraw.
Mazlum called on the Trump administration to intervene, arguing that the United States is not enforcing Turkish behavior in the ceasefire zone and revealing the SDF is not working with the Russia and the Syrian regime.
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