December 6, 2018 / 03:20 PM
Russia says US plans to establish Kurdish entity in northern Syria

The United States is trying to establish a quasi-state entity for Syrian Kurds that is independent of Damascus on the eastern Euphrates River, said Russian Chief of Staff, General Valery Vasilyevich Gerasimov on Wednesday.

“The situation on the eastern Euphrates River is escalating, where the US, using the Syrian Kurds, is trying to create an independent quasi-state entity that would be independent of the central authorities. They are also forming a government for the so-called Democratic Federation of Northern Syria” Gerasimov said during a briefing for military attaches.

According to Middle East Eye he further stated that Washington who supports the Kurd’s separatist sentiments with military vehicles also allows them to oppress Arabs.

Gerasimov explained that the Islamic State (IS) terrorists are only located in eastern Euphrates River, in areas controlled by the United States.

The Russian General has criticized the actions of the US-led coalition in Syria, saying “the coalition and its Syrian Democratic forces are unable to control Daesh (IS) formations in Hajeen town”.

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