As Kurd-allied Assad Forces Push Into Syria, Trump Says He Will Sanction Turkey

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Syria’s troops have entered northeastern towns and villages, Syrian state media said on Monday, after Washington announced it was abruptly pulling out its forces, and its former Kurdish allies reached a deal with Damascus to help resist a Turkish attack.

U.S. President Donald Trump says he is putting new sanctions on Turkey, halting trade negotiations and raising steel tariffs in an effort to pressure Ankara to stop its military offensive Syria against Kurdish forces it views as a terrorist threat.

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