Turkey, US agree ceasefire in northeast Syria

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Turkey, US agree ceasefire in northeast Syria
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Turkey  has agreed to a five-day ceasefire in northeast Syria to allow for withdrawal of Kurdish forces, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday after talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan.

“Today the United States and  Turkey  have agreed to a ceasefire in Syria,” Pence told a news conference after more than four hours of talks at the presidential palace in Ankara.

Pence had flown to  Turkey  to call for a halt in  Turkey ‘s cross-border military operation, called Operation Peace Spring, under which  Turkey  has...


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Turkey, US agree ceasefire in northeast Syria


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