President Trump addressed his largely unpopular decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria at the White House Wednesday, after singing executive orders on transparency. Going into the Middle East is “the worst mistake” the U.S. has ever made, the president said. . .
— ABC News (@ABC) October 9, 2019
Yet, with no more U.S. presence, there are reports that Turkish forces are going to launch an offensive into Syria and “wipe out” our Kurdish allies. Asked to respond, Trump said he hopes Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will “act rationally.” If not, he said Erdogan could expect severe economic sanctions.
President Trump says he will "wipe out" Turkey's economy if Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan tries to take out the Kurds in northern Syria: "I hope that he will act rationally" https://t.co/1ftZN3y51Y pic.twitter.com/OAkuAlsYc4
— CBS News (@CBSNews) October 9, 2019
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