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The Latest: Pence heads to Mideast as Turkey attacks Kurds

 

October 13, 2019



WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and the military withdrawal from northern Syria (all times local):

6:20 p.m.

Vice President Mike Pence says he's being dispatched to the Middle East by President Donald Trump as U.S. troops pull out of northeast Syria and Turkish forces invade.

Pence says Trump spoke with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan earlier Monday and called for an immediate end to Turkey's moves against the Kurds in Syria.

Pence says the president is "very concerned about instability in the region" and is denying that Trump gave Turkey the green light to launch th...



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