Erdogan says can no longer 'keep track' of Trump's tweets

Members of The American Rojava Center for Democracy an organization that advocates for freedom democracy and peace in Syria take part with other activists in a rally to protest Turkey’s incursion into Kurdish-controlled northeast Syria and urge U.S

Donald Trump says Kurds 'didn't help us with Normandy' – video

Pence told reporters on Monday that Trump urged Erdoğan to halt a Turkish invasion into northern Syria and begin negotiations with Kurdish forces in the region.

"I am concerned at the possibility that Welsh Government funds could, in theory, have been used to facilitate the selling of arms to Turkey, which again could now be being used against the Kurdish communities", said Ms Jewell. Troops "are executing a deliberate withdrawal from north-east Syria", he added.

The Kurdish dilemma was apparent in the words of SDF spokesman Mustafa Bali when he said: "We did not have professional jails or professional prisons to keep those prisoners in".

He made clear Turkey would not bow to pressure and would press ahead with the military operation until Turkish troops reach a depth of some 30 or 35 kilometer inside Syria.

The minister said Russian Federation advocates the establishment of a "practical cooperation" between Damascus and Ankara on the basis of the 1998 Adana Agreement, which allows Turkish forces to conduct military operations in Syria. "Just the opposite of a green light".

"The regime's entry into Manbij is not a very, very negative (development) to me. Why?"

In an attempt to contain the turmoil, the White House said it will send Mike Pence, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien to Ankara.

Russia-backed Syrian forces moved swiftly to fill the void left by departing Americans from Manbij - west of the Euphrates river - which Turkey has vowed to capture.

"Our soldiers are out of there, our soldiers are totally safe".




Turkey launched an assault last week against the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units.

"It is no secret that the careers of many United States officials, military and civilian, depend on the perpetuation of the Daesh threat in Syria", he said.

Meanwhile a bicameral, bipartisan resolution was introduced in the Congress opposing Mr. Trump's decision in Syria. In both countries, the local Kurdish populations repeatedly proved themselves the most effective ground fighters against IS, with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation powers committing only to aerial and intelligence engagement in the region.

"Many countries have had to deal with the conflict's negative side effects, including irregular migration and an uptick in terrorist attacks", Erdogan said in the commentary published Monday. In fact, Mr. Trump said, "It's not our border".

Ankara says the YPG is a "terrorist" offshoot of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which has waged a bloody insurgency inside Turkey since 1984. "And there are some that are irreversible", said Rubio, who was a Trump rival for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016.

"If Russia wants to get involved with Syria, that's really up to them", he said.

Asked if he held Erdogan personally responsible for the situation in Syria, Pompeo said: "We have to remember this is a complex situation". "Let's have a look at how they lived here, what they did and what it is all about". Plus, they know how to fight.

"Turkey will not suffer from these sanctions", the president added, Trend reports on October 16 referring to the Turkish media.

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