TURKEY VIOLATES CEASE-FIRE LESS THAN 24 HOURS AFTER PENCE VISIT

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Turkey is violating an hours-old ceasefire in northeastern Syria and still targeting civilians with air strikes and artillery fire, a Kurdish military spokesperson said.

"Despite the agreement to halt the fighting, air and artillery attacks continue to target the positions of fighters, civilian settlements and the hospital" in the battleground border town of Ras al-Ain, spokesperson for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Mustafa Bali, said.

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

Thursday's announcement came after talks between Pence and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Turkish capital, Ankara.

The ceasefire grants the Kurdish-led forces, that were Washington's main Syrian ally in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, or ISIS), five days to withdraw from the so-called "safe zone" Turkey wants to establish inside Syria.

Turkey launched its cross-border offensive on October 9, aiming to clear the region of Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), a group Ankara considers "terrorists" linked to Kurdish separatists on its soil. The campaign, dubbed Operation Peace Spring, would also allow the repatriation of Syrian refugees, according to Turkish officials.

However, there are fears the offensive may result in mass displacement of people and the revival of ISIL. 

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned Turkey would restart its operation against Kurdish forces in Syria on Tuesday evening if they do not withdraw from a "safe zone".

"If the promises are kept until Tuesday evening, the safe zone issue will be resolved. If it fails, the operation... will start the minute 120 hours are over," Erdogan told reporters during a briefing in Istanbul. 

It now appears Erdogan's forces never even implemented the deal, or have broken it within 24 hours.

When the Qoran outright states that it is a Muslim's duty to lie to "infidels," it's best not to ever trust them.

UPDATE 7:24 PM EDT --

President Donald Trump said the ceasefire agreed upon by the U.S. and Turkey on Thursday is on again after reports of Friday morning shelling and machine-gun fire on the Syria-Turkey border.

The president’s comments came after Reuters said it heard shelling and machine-gun fire at the border Friday morning despite a five-day ceasefire agreement that Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo negotiated with Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during their visit to Ankara on Thursday.

Just spoke to President [Erdogan] of Turkey. He told me there was minor sniper and mortar fire that was quickly eliminated. He very much wants the ceasefire, or pause, to work. Likewise, the Kurds want it, and the ultimate solution, to happen,” Trump tweeted Friday afternoon.

“Too bad there wasn’t this thinking years ago. Instead, it was always held together with very weak bandaids, [and] in an artificial manner. There is good will on both sides [and] a really good chance for success. The U.S. has secured the Oil, [and] the ISIS Fighters are double secured by Kurds [and] Turkey,” the president continued.

 

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  • This commment is unpublished.
    Charles Yearwood · 1 months ago
    Never ever trust Muslims.
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    · 1 months ago
    We need to transport ten million pigs to northern syria.. that will have them running
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      A6eIntruder · 1 months ago
      Yeah, the Pigs China was Suposed to buy! Drop them off!
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    Gifford Rodine · 1 months ago
    The definition of "taqiyya": "Qoran outright states that it is a Muslim's duty to lie to "infidels," it's best not to ever trust them." Pence and Pompeo got "taqiyya'ed" And Trump believed Pence and Pompeo, not a good sign.
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    ReadyGo · 1 months ago
    Watch for it ............ the destruction of Damascus ..... as per Revelation ...... the indicators are there ......don't ya believe God's word ??? The 6 th Angel has already poured out His bowl ......the Euphrates is drying up ...Rev 16:12......
    Turkey is truly a king of the north .......north of Israel .....Turkey has also stated they will make the mideast a "once again great nation" ... the "United States of Turkey" ...... Turkey is on that quest NOW !
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    Copperhead · 1 months ago
    Wake up folks. Every time Trump pulls troops out of Syria, some other BS reason draws us back in. You seriously don't think this is all arranged to get us back in there hot and heavy with the hopes of drawing Iran in? Trump pulls a handful of troops out of Syria making him look like a hero to his constituents, then has to put them back in because of this shit making him look like a hero to his enemies. Both sides are pulling our strings - cue the white phosphorous or chlorine gas - what a fucking shit-show.
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    HJ Richards · 1 months ago
    Fk him turn Turkey into a desert
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    Matthew Worner · 1 months ago
    One begins to wonder if total regicide is not the only way to deal with the musloid problem. Or would that be considered "theocracide"? (Is that a real word?)
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      ReadyGo · 1 months ago
      That would be a more perfect solution ...... centuries ago it was the goal of the Crusaders, their goal was to totally wipe out the muslim cult...... however, they were stopped. . . . . . Aaahh , AND .... guess it is not the Lords plan ....we must be returned to the forge to test our resolve ...... our faith ...... soooo.....here we are... shall WE be challenged with the task of erradicating the snakes ...... well, so we are told ...........THAT is reserved for the Lord. THIS does NOT mean we are to stand aside and watch it happen ......STAND against the snake, push the snake back from your homes. You would not allow a rattlesnake to invade your home.