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Turkey, US agree ceasefire in Syria, says Pence

Mike Pence, the vice president of the United States, said Washington and Ankara have agreed to a ceasefire in northeast Syria.

“Today, the United States and Turkey have agreed to a ceasefire in Syria,” he told a news conference in Ankara on Thursday.

“Turkish side will pause Operation Peace Spring in order to allow for the withdrawal of YPG forces from the safe zone for 120 hours. All military operations under Operation Peace Spring will be paused and Operation Peace Spring will be halted entirely on completion of the withdrawal.”

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Article source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/10/turkey-agree-ceasefire-syria-pence-191017175323072.html

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