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Turkey Agrees To Ceasefire In Northern Syria To Allow Kurdish Withdrawal

RTTNews Friday, 18 October 2019
Turkey agreed to suspend its week-old military offensive targeting Kurdish troops fighting the Islamic State in Northeast Syria. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who on Tuesday refused his U.S. counterpart's request, agreed to a ceasefire after meeting with U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Ankara Thursday. The Turkish side will pause all fighting, code
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