The Turkish military on Feb. 14 continued to pound Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) positions in Syria’s Azaz district, in the countryside north of Aleppo, as Ankara told Washington that the Kurdish forces should withdraw from their positions
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has called on Turkey to cease artillery strikes targeting Syrian Kurdish forces in northern Syria, while voicing support for the country’s fight against the outlawed PKK and ISIL
Syria’s government on Feb. 14 condemned Turkey for two days of shelling targeting mainly Kurdish forces in the northern province of Aleppo and urged the United Nations to act, state media said
Turkey will no longer be in a “defensive position” over maintaining its national security interests amid developments in Syria, Deputy Prime Minister Yalçın Akdoğan has said, after the Turkish army shelled Democratic Union Party (PYD) militias across the border

Turkey continues assault on Syria Kurds

A Turkish assault on positions claimed by Kurdish fighters in northern Syria continues into a second day.
Saudi Arabia is sending planes to the İncirlik Air Base in the southern Turkish province of Adana, where jets from the U.S.-led anti-ISIL coalition are already based, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has stated, amid reports on Feb. 14 that the jets have already arrived

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