Erdogan says U.S. troops started withdrawal from northeast Syria after Trump call
Monday, 7 October 2019 (
2 weeks ago)
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that U.S. troops had started to withdraw from parts of northeast Syria after his phone call with U.S. President Donald Trump, adding that talks between Turkish and U.S. officials on the matter would continue.
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U.S. President Donald Trump defended his decision to withdraw American forces from northeastern Syria which critics say has effectively opened the door for a Turkish incursion. Havovi Cooper reports. Trump defends major policy shift in Syria 02:10
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