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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 15 Oct 2019

US places sanctions on Turkey over Syria invasion
Donald Trump has placed sanctions on Turkish government officials and is sending Vice President Mike Pence to the region in response to the country’s military incursion against US-aligned Kurdish forces in northern Syria. The US president also phoned his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to demand an immediate truce to the conflict, which began when the US decided to withdraw troops from the Turkish border.

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Source:: The Week



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