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2019-09-18 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Erdogan proposes creation of ‘refugee city’ at Syria peace talks, Syrian Kurds dispute
[ALMASDARNEWS] Ottoman Turkish President His Enormity, Sultan Recep Tayyip Erdogan the First
...Turkey's version of Mohammed Morsi but they voted him back in so they deserve him. It's a sin, a shame, and a felony to insult the president of Turkey. In Anatolia did Recep Bey a stately Presidential Palace decree, that has 1100 rooms. That's 968 more than in the White House, 400 more than in Versailles, and 325 more than Buckingham Palace, so you know who's really more important...
announced after the first meeting at the Ankara peace talks that his country will not allow bully boyz to appear in the area created on the border with Syria; instead, he has proposed to turn it into a refugee city.

"For the refugees there (on the Syrian border), it is necessary to create a city for them to participate in agriculture. I explained to my colleagues that it is necessary to build infrastructure for them. It is necessary to prevent the formation of a terrorist corridor," the Ottoman Turkish president said after talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin
...President-for-Life of Russia. He gets along well with other presidents for life. He is credited with bringing political stability and re-establishing something like the rule of law, which occasionally results in somebody dropping dead from poisoning by polonium or other interesting substance. Under Putin, a new group of business magnates controlling significant swathes of Russia's economy has emerged, all of whom have close personal ties to him. The old bunch, without close personal ties to Putin, are in jail or in exile or dead from poisoning by polonium or other interesting substances...
and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
...Iran's moderate president, which he is, relative to his predecessor, which doesn't mean he's anything but a puppet of the nearest holy man...
in Ankara on Monday.

The Ottoman Turkish capital Ankara on Monday hosted the tripartite summit of the guarantors of the Astana process (Russia, The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...Qatar's satrapy in Asia Minor...
and Iran) on the Syrian settlement.

During the meeting on Monday, the three presidents agreed to establish a constitutional committee to resolve future political disputes.

Furthermore, the three presidents discussed the future of the Idlib Governorate, but no official agreement was made to resolve their differences.

Syria Kurds dispute Turkish plans to resettle ‘non-indigenous’ refugees

[Rudaw] Kurdish forces in northeast Syria said Monday that Syrian refugees hosted by neighboring The Sick Man of Europe Turkey who are not indigenous to the region should not be resettled in the area, contrary to Ottoman Turkish plans.

Turkey and the US recently reached an agreement to establish a ’safe zone’ along northern Syria’s shared border with Turkey.

Although the precise length and depth of this safe zone is still under discussion, Turkey says it intends to resettle some of the 3.6 million Syrian refugees it currently hosts inside a so-called ’peace corridor’ in the Kurdish-controlled north.

Following a meeting with US-led coalition officials in Tel Abyad on Monday, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) set out its own vision for refugee resettlement, insisting only Syrians indigenous to SDF areas, and those not affiliated with "terrorist groups", would be permitted.

In a Twitter thread following the meeting, the Coordination and Military Ops Center said: "Refugees may return when preparations are complete that include the support of international organizations and international aid," specifically once a screening system has been established.

"The refugees must originally come from NE Syria ... [and] the refugees must not be connected to any terror activities or crimes against Syrian people," the SDF added.

Any return must also be voluntary, the SDF said, urging the international community to step in to provide support and care for refugees and to prevent the return of the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
...embracing their inner Islamic Brute...
), territorially defeated in northeast Syrian in March.

The SDF’s vision of refugee resettlement differs sharply with plans outlined by Turkey in recent weeks

Ottoman Turkish President His Enormity, Sultan Recep Tayyip Erdogan the First said Monday that up to three million Syrians hosted by Turkey would soon be moved to northeast Syria.

Turkey, which considers the region’s ruling Democratic Union Party (PYD) and the People’s Protection Units (YPG) as extensions of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), has more than once threatened to invade the Kurdish controlled areas.

The safe zone is supposed to prevent this from happened in return for meeting some of Turkey’s security concerns.

US and Ottoman Turkish forces have already started joint aerial and land patrols along the proposed zone. Ottoman Turkish forces usually return to their side of the border following these patrols.

Turkey hosts more Syrian refugees than any other country in the region, placing a strain on its public infrastructure and inter-communal relations. In response to this growing hostility, Ankara has promised to resettle them.

Speaking at a trilateral presser with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani
...Iran's moderate president, which he is, relative to his predecessor, which doesn't mean he's anything but a puppet of the nearest holy man...
on Monday, Erdogan said his country will focus on the "voluntary return" of Syrians.

"It is evident that Turkey cannot shoulder the refugee burden on its own. Nor is it possible for our country to face a new migration wave. Now it is time for us to focus on the safe and voluntary return of Syrians to their own country," he said.

Two million Syrians currently taking refuge in Turkey can be resettled in this area and this figure might exceed even three million if this line can be extended all the way to Deir ez-Zor and Raqqa, Erdogan added.

Speaking to North Press Agency, a media agency close to the SDF, US Special Presidential Envoy for Syria Engagement James Jeffrey said the safe zone is being established to prevent an ISIS resurgence, but did not clarify whether the return of refugees is on the agenda.

The US wants to establish a "security mechanism" that would ensure the permanent destruction of ISIS, he said.

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