US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed readiness to undertake military action against Turkey, CNBC news channel reports on October 21.
US military personnel bombed their own airbase at al-Qulayb in Syria because they needed to leave it urgently, while the usual withdrawal of ordinance requires a large amount of time, Viktor Litovkin, a former military officer, reserve colonel, military journalist and TASS observer, told a Rossa Primavera News Agency correspondent on October 20.
US-Turkey talks on Syria; Donald Trump’s letters style; and the suspension of hostilities between Turkey and the Kurds. Read more about the key events of October 17 surrounding the Turkish military Operation Peace Spring in the Rossa Primavera News Agency summary.
Intense fighting has begun between the coalition of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the Turkish-backed forces in the vicinity of the village of Al-Khushriye in Syria, a Rossa Primavera News Agency source reported on October 13.
The Turkish military operation in Syria is necessary for national survival, said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on October 10 in response to US President Donald Trump initiative to impose sanctions against Turkey, CNN Turk reports.