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World Erdogan sees no issues in Kobani after Syrian deployment, welcomes U.S. withdrawal

12:10  14 october  2019
12:10  14 october  2019 Source:   reuters.com

The Latest: Turkey's Erdogan to travel to Russia for talks

  The Latest: Turkey's Erdogan to travel to Russia for talks President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's office says the Turkish leader will travel to Sochi, Russia for talks over Turkey's military offensive.Activists of the organization 'Women Defend Rochava' show the victory sign during a protest against the military operation of Turkey in the Kurdish areas in north-eastern Syria at the Federal press conference (Bundespressekonferenz) during a government's press conference in Berlin, Germany, on Oct. 16.

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday urged fellow NATO countries to support Turkey' s military operation, which was launched last week against the Syrian branch of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, the PYD, in northern Syria . Speaking to reporters before traveling to Azerbaijan, Erdoğan said Turkey would implement its plans for the northern Syrian town of Manbij and settle Arabs there. He also said a U . S . move to withdraw some 1,000 troops from northern Syria was a positive step. Erdoğan added that does not think any problems will emerge in Syria ' s Kobani after a Syrian army deployment is

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday he does not think any problems will emerge in Syria ' s Kobani after a Syrian army deployment is executed along the border, adding that Russia' s Vladimir Putin had shown a "positive approach." Speaking to reporters before traveling to Azerbaijan, Erdogan said Turkey would implement its plans for the northern Syrian town of Manbij and settle Arabs there. He also said a U . S . move to withdraw some 1,000 troops from northern Syria was a positive step. Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu and Ece Toksabay; Editing by Jonathan Spicer.

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday he does not think any problems will emerge in Syria's Kobani after a Syrian army deployment is executed along the border, adding that Russia's Vladimir Putin had shown a "positive approach."

Recep Tayyip Erdogan wearing a suit and tie: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan talks to journalists in Istanbul © Reuters/MURAT KULA/PRESIDENTIAL PRESS OF Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan talks to journalists in Istanbul

Earlier on Monday, Syrian army troops entered the town of Tel Tamer in northeastern Syria, according to state media, after Damascus reached an agreement with the Kurdish-led forces in the region to deploy into the area to counter an attack by Turkey.

Russian forces deploy at Syrian border under new accord

  Russian forces deploy at Syrian border under new accord Russian military police began patrols on part of the Syrian border Wednesday, quickly moving to implement an accord with Turkey that divvies up control of northeastern Syria. AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Russian military police began patrols on part of the Syrian border Wednesday, quickly moving to implement an accord with Turkey that divvies up control of northeastern Syria. The Kremlin told Kurdish fighters to pull back from the entire frontier or else face being "steamrolled" by Turkish forces.

Earlier on Monday, Syrian army troops entered the town of Tel Tamer in northeastern Syria , according to state media, after Damascus reached an agreement with the Kurdish-led forces in the region to deploy into the area to counter an attack by Turkey. Speaking to reporters before traveling to Azerbaijan, Erdogan said Turkey would implement its plans for the northern Syrian town of Manbij and settle Arabs there.

Residents welcomed the Syrian army in the town of Tall Tamr in northeastern Syria . (File photo: AFP). Reuters, Ankara Monday 14 October 2019. Text size A A A. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday he does not think any problems will emerge in Syria ’ s Kobani after the Syrian Speaking to reporters before traveling to Azerbaijan, Erdogan said Turkey would implement its plans for the northern Syrian town of Manbij and settle Arabs there. He also said a US move to withdraw some 1,000 troops from northern Syria was a positive step. A senior Russian lawmaker also said on

Speaking to reporters before travelling to Azerbaijan, Erdogan said Turkey would implement its plans for the northern Syrian town of Manbij and settle Arabs there. He also said a U.S. move to withdraw some 1,000 troops from northern Syria was a positive step.

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(Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu and Ece Toksabay; Editing by Jonathan Spicer)

Trump hails Syria cease-fire after playing role in crisis .
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — President Donald Trump framed the U.S.-brokered cease-fire deal with Turkey as "a great day for civilization" but its effect was largely to mitigate a foreign policy crisis widely seen to be of his own making. After hours of negotiation in Ankara, the two nations on Thursday agreed to a five-day cease-fire in the Turks' deadly attacks on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria. The Kurds were U.S. allies in the fight against the Islamic State group but came under assault after Trump ordered U.S. troops to leave the area earlier this month.

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