US President Donald Trump has asked Turkey's leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan to end his country's military actions northern Syria. Turkey started attacking towns northern Syria last week following the USA pulling a group its troops the area. Soon the US withdrawal, Turkey launched attacks Kurdish fighters. It wants to create a buffer zone its border that is free of Kurds. President Trump called an immediate 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 invasion, implement an immediate ceasefire and to begin to negotiate Kurdish forces in Syria to bring an end to the violence".
President Erdogan has vowed that Turkey would press ahead its offensive northern Syria despite calls around the world to stop its incursion. He said: "We will never declare a ceasefire. The USA is pressuring us to stop the operation. It is announcing sanctions. Our goal is clear. We are not worried any sanctions." He wrote in the Wall Street Journal that: "The international community missed its opportunity to prevent the Syrian crisis pulling an entire region a maelstrom of instability. The European Union and the world should support what Turkey is trying to do." President Trump said yesterday: "It is not our problem. It is time us to go home."