US And Turkey Reach Deal To Suspend Turkish Military Offensive In Syria : Vice President Mike Pence

Vice President Mike Pence just announced that the United States and Turkey agreed on a five-day Turkish cease-fire, days after the country’s forces launched an offensive in northern Syria. “It will be a pause in military operations for 120 hours while the United States facilitates the withdrawal of the YPG from the affected areas in the safe zone. And once that is completed, Turkey has agreed to a permanent cease-fire,” Pence said alongside Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Ankara, Turkey, referring to the mostly Kurdish fighting force. The withdrawal…

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