US helps to establish Syrian border power

World January 14, 2018 17:12

beirut/istanbul - The US-led coalition is working with its Syrian militia allies to set up a 30,000-man border power, the Sunday coalition said. The move has aroused Turkey's anger for American support for Kurdish-dominated forces in Syria.

A senior Turkish official said to the Reuters news agency that the American training of the new Border Security Force was the reason that the US affairs officer was summoned on Wednesday in Ankara. The force will fall under the command of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which has fought against the Islamic State terror group in Syria with the help of the US-led coalition.

The border power is currently being trained and trained. He will be deployed at the borders of the area under the control of the SDF, an alliance of militias in the north and east of Syria dominated by the Kurdish YPG.

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