Gap Fill - Turkey-Syria - Level 6


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US President Donald Trump has asked Turkey's leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan to end his country's actions in northern Syria. Turkey started attacking in northern Syria last week following the USA pulling out a of its troops in the . Soon after the US withdrawal, Turkey launched on Kurdish fighters. It wants to create a buffer zone on its that is free of Kurds. President Trump called for an ceasefire in the region and for talks with the Kurds. US Vice-President Mike Pence told President Erdogan: "The USA wants Turkey to stop the , implement an immediate ceasefire and to begin to negotiate with Kurdish in Syria to bring an end to the ".

President Erdogan has vowed that Turkey would press ahead with its offensive in Syria despite calls from around the world to stop its incursion. He said: "We will declare a ceasefire. The USA is pressuring us to stop the . It is announcing . Our goal is . We are not worried about any sanctions." He wrote in the Wall Street Journal that: "The international missed its opportunity to prevent the Syrian crisis from pulling an region into a maelstrom of . The European Union and the world should support what Turkey is trying to do." President Trump said yesterday: "It is not our . It is for us to go home."

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