Russia and Turkey strike deal to take control of part of Syrian border

The leaders of Russia and Turkey announced an agreement  for their two countries’ forces to jointly patrol almost the entire north-eastern Syrian border after the withdrawal of Kurdish fighters.

The deal would seal the two countries’ power in Syria, filling the void left by departing American troops after President Donald Trump abruptly ordered their withdrawal.

The announcement came as Kurdish fighters completed their pullout from a section of the Syrian-Turkish...
source: Westmorland Gazette

2019-10-22 22:59
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