Pompeo, UK Counterpart Raab discuss Turkey's planned operation in Syria
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  • 03:48 08 October 2019

Pompeo, UK Counterpart Raab discuss Turkey's planned operation in Syria

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and British counterpart Dominic Raab discussed Turkey's planned military operation in northern Syria, the US State Department reported, APA reports quotgn sputniknews.

Syrian state television reported earlier on Monday that Turkish aircraft had attacked an SDF base near the city of al-Malikiya, in the Hasakah province.

On Saturday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that Ankara may launch a military operation in Syria in the coming days to clear the border area of Kurdish terrorists.

Meanwhile, the White House said late on Sunday that US forces would not support a Turkish military operation.

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