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U.S. forces will not defend Kurdish forces in Syria: U.S. official

Reuters Monday, 7 October 2019 ()
U.S. forces will not defend Kurdish forces in Syria: U.S. officialThe United States informed the commander of the Kurdish-led SDF forces in Syria on Monday morning that U.S. forces will not defend them from Turkish attacks anywhere, a U.S. official told Reuters ahead of an expected Turkish offensive.
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News video: Turkey says to launch military incursion in northern Syria

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President Tayyip Erdogan says Turkish forces will intervene in northern Syria, after warning the United States it had done too little to expel its Kurdish allies from the border area. Lucy Fielder reports.

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