Erdogan says safe zone on Syria border must be under Turkey’s control

FILE PHOTO - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin (not pictured) in the Black sea resort of Sochi, Russia February 14, 2019. Sergei Chirikov/Pool via REUTERS

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Any safe zone along Turkey’s border with Syria must be under Turkish control, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday in an interview with broadcaster CNN Turk. He was speaking after a senior U.S. administration official said on Friday Washington would leave about 400 U.S. troops in Syria, a reversal by President Donald […]

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