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Trump threatens to 'devastate Turkey economically' if it attacks Kurds in Syria

11 monthes ago   |   By CNBC

President Donald Trump issued a threat to NATO ally Turkey while defending his decision to withdraw all U.S. troops from Syria.
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Pompeo: Trump threat to Turkey shows US commitment to Kurds

11 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

By MATTHEW LEE
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that President Donald Trump's threat to devastate NATO ally Turkey's economy if it attacks U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria underscores America's commitment to its partners.
Pompeo said he had yet to speak with Turkish officials or Trump about the president's tweeted threat and that he assumed Trump was referring to the imposition of sanctions should Turkey take military action against the Kurds in Syria, U.S. allies in the fight against the Islamic State group.
On Sunday, Trump tweeted that the U.S...
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Pompeo: Trump threat to Turkey shows US commitment to Kurds

11 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that President Donald Trump's threat to devastate NATO ally Turkey's economy if it attacks U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria underscores America's commitment to its partners.
Pompeo said he had yet to speak with Turkish officials or Trump about the president's tweeted threat and that he assumed Trump was referring to the imposition of sanctions should Turkey take military action against the Kurds in Syria, U.S. allies in the fight against the Islamic State group.
Pompeo said Trump's call for a 20-mile safe zone between...
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Pompeo: Trump threat to Turkey shows US commitment to Kurds

11 monthes ago   |   By ABC News

Pompeo: Trump's threat against Turkey if it attacks Syrian Kurdish fighters underscores US commitment to partners
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