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Trump Lifts Sanctions on Turkey

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Published on October 23, 2019 - Duration: 01:14s

Trump Lifts Sanctions on Turkey

Trump Lifts Sanctions on Turkey.

After lifting the sanctions imposed on the country following its military actions in Syria, President Trump declared a "big success.".

Big success on the Turkey/Syria Border.

Safe Zone created!

Ceasefire has held and combat missions have ended.

Kurds are safe and have worked very nicely with us.

Captured ISIS prisoners secured, President Trump, via Twitter.

Trump has received criticism for his order to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria.

Critics scoffed at his characterization of the situation as a "big success.".

In a White House speech following the announcement, Trump touted that Turkey's five-day cease-fire in Syria had lasted "beyond most expectations.".

Russia and Iran are both thought to have gained footing in Syria since Trump's withdrawal order from the war-torn nation.

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Trump's top envoy to Syria has already expressed concerns that Turkey has committed war crimes against Kurdish forces.

We handed (the Kurdish fighters) over to be slaughtered … with no warning and for no good reason.

How could the United States do something so disgraceful, Rep.

Eliot Engel, (D-N.Y.) House Foreign Affairs Committee, via 'USA Today'.

Russia and Turkey have brokered a deal to joint control of a strategic strip of land across the Turkish and Syrian border

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