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Trump threatens Turkey over Syria

Trump threatens Turkey over Syria

Trump said Sunday the US would devastate Turkey economically if the NATO-allied country attacks “Kurds” in the region.
14.01.2019 - 09:24

In two tweets on Sunday,  US President Donald Trump has threatened to "devastate Turkey economically" if it attacks Kurdish forces in Syria following a planned pullout of US troops.

"Starting the long overdue pullout from Syria while hitting the little remaining ISIS territorial caliphate hard, and from many directions. Will attack again from the existing nearby base if it reforms," the President tweeted on Sunday.

He added, "Will devastate Turkey economically if they hit Kurds," but followed up in a second tweet, "Likewise, do not want the Kurds to provoke Turkey."