İstanbul, Mar 27 (DHA) – The northern Syrian city of Raqqa could join a decentralized system of government being set up by Syrian Kurdish groups and their allies once it is freed from IS, a Syrian Kurdish politician said March 27.
Raqqa, IS' main urban base of operations in Syria, is the focus of an ongoing campaign by the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which mainly consist of Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) militants.
Saleh Muslim, the co-chair of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), which is the political wing of the YPG, said it would be up to the people of Raqqa to decide their future once the city is freed from IS, but he thinks the city will join the “democratic federal” system.
The YPG already controls swathes of northern Syria, where Kurdish groups and their allies are working to establish a decentralized system of government in areas captured from IS, which declared a “caliphate” that has been centered on Raqqa.
The political project is causing deep alarm in Turkey, which sees the PYD, and its armed wing YPG, as an extension of the PKK and considers them as terrorists.
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