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US State department condemns Turkey's prevention of Kurdish resettlement

The US Statement Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert strongly criticised Turkish forces for preventing Kurdish displaced Kurdish residents in Syria’s Afrin region from returning to their homes.

Answering questions on Thursday the US Sate Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert, said,

“We’ve been watching the situation very carefully in Afrin. 140,000 people have been displaced from Afrin and as far as we can tell, they are not being allowed back into their homes.”

Ms Nauert added,

“We have expressed grave concern about it, and it remains a concern of ours. We call on all relevant actors operating in the northwest to provide access for international organisations and to allow for people to come home.”