White House: The US has no plans to withdraw from Alliance with Syrian Kurds

An administration official said this on the eve of Trump’s meeting with Erdogan.

The United States is not going to withdraw from the Alliance with the Syrian Kurds, part of the Syrian democratic forces (SDF). On Tuesday, a senior administration official said. Earlier, Turkey demanded that Washington stop supporting Kurdish militants, whom Ankara considers terrorists.

“We have no intention of ending this cooperation, ” a senior White House official said during a telephone news conference on the eve of President Donald Trump’s meeting with his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Recep Erdogan.

The leaders of the United States and Turkey will hold talks at the White House on Wednesday, November 13.