Turkey will resume Syria assault if U.S. promises not met – Erdogan

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By Tuvan Gumrukcu and Tom Balmforth

ANKARA/MOSCOW, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Hundreds of Kurdish forces remain near to Syria’s northeast border despite a U.S.-brokered truce demanding their withdrawal and Turkey could resume its offensive in the area when the ceasefire expires, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said.

The five-day truce in Turkey’s cross-border offensive to allow the withdrawal of Kurdish YPG fighters from the border area ends at 10 pm (1900 GMT) on Tuesday.

Turkey says Kurdish YPG militia forces, which it views as...


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Turkey will resume Syria assault if U.S. promises not met – Erdogan


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