US did not approve Turkey’s Syria offensive: Pompeo
Thursday, 10 October 2019 () Washington: 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...
Standing alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron warned on Sunday that Turkey’s military operation Kurdish forces in Syria... France 24 Also reported by •Reuters •BBC News
Last week, Turkey launched an operation in north-eastern Syria targeting Kurdish militias.
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