U.S. has no intention of ending alliance with Syrian Kurdish fighters: official

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump shakes arms throughout a bilateral assembly with Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan throughout the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, June 29, 2019. Information/Kevin Lamarque/File Photograph

WASHINGTON (Information) – The USA has no intention to finish its alliance with Syrian Kurdish SDF militia, a senior administration official mentioned on Tuesday, successfully pushing again on Ankara’s demand that Washington cease supporting the fighters it sees as hostile.

“There isn’t any intention for that cooperation to finish,” A senior administration official informed a convention name forward of a gathering between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday.

Reporting by Humeyra Pamuk; Modifying by Chris Reese