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US Special Ops Moving Quickly to Arm Kurds in Syria | Military.com
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US Special Ops Moving Quickly to Arm Kurds in Syria | Military.com

U.S. special operations advisers are moving quickly to get new arms and ammunition into the hands of the Kurdish YPG in Syria despite renewed demands from NATO ally Turkey to break the deal approved by President Donald Trump, a U.S. military spokesman said Wednesday.

Trump signed off Monday on arming the YPG, or People’s Protection Units; the Defense Department announced the authorization Tuesday; and U.S. troops Wednesday were preparing to deliver the weapons and equipment to the YPG from stockpiles already in Syria, said Air Force Col. John Dorrian.

“Some of those may have begun to be dispersed,” Dorrian said, although he could not immediately confirm that arms had actually been delivered into the hands of YPG fighters.

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