Turkish Convoys Of Troops, Tanks And Other Equipment Began Crossing Border, Heading To Manbij Syria

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Turkish troops started moving into Syria on the night of Dec. 22-23rd.

Excerpts from VOA News, Dec. 23, 2018: https://www.voanews.com/a/trump-will-not-reconsider-withdrawing-troops-from-syria/4712959.html

witnesses say Turkish forces have started massing on the border of the northern Syrian town of Manbij controlled by U.S. forces and their Kurdish allies.

Convoys of troops, tanks, and other equipment began crossing the Turkish border overnight.

Turkish military officials have not given an exact reason why their troops have headed to Manbij.

But Turkey has angrily accused the United States and the Kurds of failing to carry out their deal to pull out of Manbij.

Turkey accuses the U.S.-backed YPG Kurdish militia, of being a terrorist group and tied to the Kurdistan Workers Party – which has been fighting a long insurgency for more Kurdish autonomy in Turkey…

Republican Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, said Sunday he is “devastated” by the…

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