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Turkey, US agree on Syria ceasefire to force Kurdish fighters' withdrawal

IndiaTimes Thursday, 17 October 2019
Turkey has agreed to suspend its Syria offensive for five days and will end the assault if Kurdish-led forces withdraw from a safe zone along the border, US Vice President Mike Pence and Turkish officials announced Thursday after high-stakes talks.
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US vice president Mike Pence has announced that the US and Turkey have agreed to a five-day ceasefire in northern Syria. The ceasefire will allow for a Kurdish withdrawal from a security zone roughly 20 miles south of the Turkish border.

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