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US did not approve Turkey’s Syria offensive: Pompeo

WorldNews Thursday, 10 October 2019 ()
US did not approve Turkey’s Syria offensive: PompeoWashington: The US did not give Turkey a “green light” for its offensive in Syria, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said. Pompeo also defended US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw US troops from the border area, which has sparked an outcry at home and abroad, the BBC reported on Thursday. Turkey has now launched an assault on territory held by Kurdish-led forces. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the aim was to...
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News video: Syria offensive: United Nations to discuss Turkey's action

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Many have been questioning whether US President Donald Trump effectively gave a green light to Turkey, ahead of its military operation.

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