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Pence meets Erdogan to urge halt to Turkey's Syria offensive

Credit: Reuters- Published on October 17, 2019
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met President Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey on Thursday on a mission to persuade him to halt an offensive against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria, but Turkish officials said the action would continue regardless.
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Published on October 17, 2019 -  01:11
Turkey agrees to Syria ceasefire, says US vice president Pence
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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