As stated by Pentagon spokesman Colonel Raina Dillon, the US Army does not provide any support to the Kurdish forces in the area. The colonel noted that Afrin is not in the zone of US interests, and direct assistance to the Kurds is provided only in the Euphrates valley, north of the city of Abu Kemal.
At the same time, Turkey continued to transfer troops to Syrian territory. Artillery and Tanks. Moreover, the Turks deployed air defense systems, hinting to the Americans about the decisiveness of their actions.
The Turkish military has set more than 150 targets for a first strike against the Kurds and, as the Defense Ministry said, they will not limit themselves to the Afrin city.