September 10, 2018 / 04:21 PM
US backing YPG through drilling oil from Deir al-Zur: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed that the U.S. is aiding the Kurdish forces of Peoples’ Protection Units (YPG) by drilling oil from oil fields in Dier al-Zur.

Speaking to Aksham daily the Turkish president stated that the YPG forces make some 300 million dollars through drilling oil in the region.

Erdogan added that he has told Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Russian president has been greatly surprised about the issue.

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