US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that Washington did not give Ankara “a green light” for a military incursion into Syria.
Pompeo dismissed concerns over allegations that some 12,000 ISIS terrorists detained in Syria would be released to revitalize their movement due to the Turkish invasion.
Erdogan and Trump discussed the creation of a ‘safe zone”‘ in occupied northeastern Syria, and would allow for the return of 3 million Syrian refugees.
Following aerial and artillery attacks on foreign military positions in Syria, an estimated 40 commanders of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have been killed or injured as a result of attacks by the Turkish Air Force.
Sputnik / ABC Flash Point Military News 2019.