White House Announces Turkey President Agrees To Cease Fire In Northern Syria

By  //  October 17, 2019

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Delicious Digg This Stumble This

ABOVE VIDEO: President Trump, Vice President Pence Announce Turkey Agrees To Cease Fire In Syria.

(CBS NEWS) – After an hours-long meeting, Vice President Mike Pence announced on Thursday afternoon that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has agreed to a ceasefire in northern Syria.

The vice president said Turkey would pause its invasion for 120 hours in order to allow Kurdish allies to withdraw from the safe zone of the border region. Pence said the leaders committed to defeating ISIS and renewed an agreement to “coordinate efforts on detention facilities and internally displaced persons in formally ISIS-controlled areas.”

Pence said the leaders committed to defeating ISIS and renewed an agreement to “coordinate efforts on detention facilities and internally displaced persons in formally ISIS-controlled areas.”

The U.S. agreed not to put new sanctions in place and to end the current sanctions if the ceasefire holds.

CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE ON CBS NEWS

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Top Democrats Storm Out of Meeting With President Trump Over Syria Policy MeetingRelated Story:
Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Top Democrats Storm Out of Meeting With President Trump Over Syria Policy Meeting

CLICK HERE FOR BREVARD COUNTY NEWS

Leave a Comment