NEW: The Kurdistan Workers' Party or PKK, with which members of the Syrian Kurdish-led SDF are loosely affiliated, has released an English-language open letter to President Trump and the American people.
The PKK has responded to Donald Trump comparing them to ISIS: “We are not guilty of terrorism; we are victims of state terrorism. But we are guilty of defending our people."
PKK letter to the American people and President Trump
PKK letter to the American people and President Trump
PKK letter to the American people and President Trump