Trump: Sanctions are no longer a necessity for Turkey

Map. History of Turkey conflict

7 April 2020
Shelling in Ras al-Ain continues despite a declared “pause”
General Authority For Maritime Transport SyriaMAR's Syrian flag vessel Laodicea transited Bosphorus towards Black Sea, en route from Alexandria to Burgas carrying salt. SyriaMAR and all its ships including Laodicea are on @USTreasury OFAC SDN list since 3AUG20155 month ago
General Authority For Maritime Transport SyriaMAR's Syrian flag vessel Laodicea transited Bosphorus towards Black Sea, en route from Alexandria to Burgas carrying salt. SyriaMAR and all its ships including Laodicea are on @USTreasury OFAC SDN list since 3AUG2015
US Democratic Party Says Turkish-US Agreement on Ceasefire in Northern Syria Threatens US Foreign Policy Credibility
U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich: Under this so-called ceasefire, Kurdish forces and their families face the impossible choice of fleeing their homes or being ethnically cleansed. Because of Turkey's actions we should seriously reconsider its role in NATO and any future military weapons sales.
U.S. special envoy on Syria James Jeffrey: It's not called a ceasefire in the document agreed by the U.S. and Turkey, it's called a pause, where the Turks will cease moving forward & taking military actions other than self-defense for a 5-day period in areas that they control
General Mazloum Abdi: we have been negotiating a ceasefire for the past 3 days based on Trump's request
SDF declares its readiness to abide the 'ceasefire' agreement
SDF Commander Mazlum Kobani: This ceasefire is only for the fight that has erupted in the last 9 days in Ras al-Ayin & Tall Abyad. We will do anything to make this ceasefire a success. Meanwhile, our forces will remain in other places.
#PeaceSpringOperation: Turkey sets up new military posts in Syria
Assad's adviser Buseyne making statement about the deal between the US and Turkey. The safe zone is wrong, this is the occupation, Erdoğan is the invader in our lands. We are looking to get back Afrin, Jarabulus and Idlib
US Senators Lindsey Graham and Van Hollen say they will vigorously pursue legislation to impose sanctions on Turkey despite a ceasefire in Syria
5 month ago
Syrian army is fully controlling the borders from Syrian-Turkish border from the opposite site of Jarablus "Zawr Maghar" village, till Kobane city.
Hospital in Ras Al Ain/Serekaniye is under Turkish bombardment at this very moment
YPG "Afrin Liberation Forces" killed 6 Turkish-backed forces fighters and seriously injured 6 in Tuways village near Marea Front
5 month ago
No guarantees were given to the US over Kobani, says @MevlutCavusoglu
Brett McGurk: The US just ratified Turkey's plan to effectively extend its border 30km into Syria with no ability to meaningfully influence facts on the ground. Turkey says it's the entire border from the Euphrates to Iraq (450x30km) to be controlled by its military forces. Non-implementable
5 month ago
Turkey FM: "this is not a ceasefire. We will pause the operation for 120 hours in order for the militants to leave. We will only stop the operation if our conditions are met."
This may be a minor point of semantics but the US-Turkey deal talks about the YPG and not the SDF5 month ago
This may be a minor point of semantics but the US-Turkey deal talks about the YPG and not the SDF
Spokesman of the SDF Amjad Othman told Sky News Arabia that he was unaware of the agreement
War is ongoing in Sere Kaniye, with warplanes, drones and ground assault from East and West. No ceasefire there yet
Trump: " It's really a great day for civilization. I want to thank everyone"
Trump: Sanctions are no longer a necessity for Turkey
5 month ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: The goal is to extend the safe area to a depth of 32 kilometers in Syria from the east of the Euphrates to the Iraqi border
5 month ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: We will discuss with Russia the status of Manbij and other regions
5 month ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: The United States has agreed to all our conditions
US troops will not be involved in evacuating YPG from the safe zone. Former US Army Vice Chief Gen Jack Keane: pulling out of Syria is still a "strategic mistake" in terms of the fight against ISIS
Turkish-backed SNA fired a TOW ATGM to neutralize a SDF-YPG machine gun located on top of a building on Ras Al-Ayn front
5 month ago
Mike Pence: We made contact with the SDF to ensure that they withdrew 20 miles from the Turkish border
The United States will not impose any further sanctions on Turkey and once Turkish forces withdraw then current sanctions imposed by @POTUS will be revoked, says @VP5 month ago
"The United States will not impose any further sanctions on Turkey" and once Turkish forces withdraw then current sanctions imposed by @POTUS will be revoked, says @VP
5 month ago
VP Pence announces a ceasefire in northern Syria, for 120 hours
5 month ago
Pence: US and Turkey agreed to ceasefire in Syria
News conference in Ankara by @VP and @SecPompeo underway5 month ago
News conference in Ankara by @VP and @SecPompeo underway
White House Suspends Turkey's Erdogan visit planned for Nov. 13.
5 month ago
Turkey "got exactly what we wanted" from talks with US delegation, declares a Turkish official
Trump thanks Erdogan and says millions of lives will be saved
5 month ago
[email protected]: Great news out of Turkey. News Conference shortly with @VP and @SecPompeo. Thank you to @RTErdogan. Millions of lives will be saved
SOHR: Syrian democratic forces has carried out counter-attack north of Ain Issa town and regains control of 7 villages.
Turkish-backed SNA seized control room used by SDF in Ras Al Ain
Turkish-backed SNA seized control room used by SDF in Ras Al Ain
Turkish forces bombard Jarodiyeh, Banukiyeh and other villages of Aliyan area, in Mabada / Girke Lege countryside, in the eastern countryside of Qamishli
SDF Commander Cegewera Zirîk: "The M4 international highway which connects the regions of Al-Jazeera, Euphrates, Manbij, Al-Raqqa and Deir Ezzor has been cleared
Raqqa: Turkish warplanes target the perimeter of Ein Issa city with several airstrikes
5 month ago
Russia's Lavrov, Iran's Zarif, after phone talk, say Moscow and Tehran are ready to facilitate talks between Kurds and Syrian government - statement
Turkish warplanes are bombarding the northwestern of Ain Issa town (ANHA)
5 month ago
SDF has recaptured the village "Managir" and "Alouk" from Turkish-backed SNA
During the clashes in Shalabi and Abu Sirra villages, a large amount of ammunition and military vehicles belonging to the Turkish forces were captured by SDF forces
SDF begins a combing operation in the southern and southwestern countryside of Tal Abyad city5 month ago
SDF begins a combing operation in the southern and southwestern countryside of Tal Abyad city
The president of the European Parliament calls for a suspension of Turkey's EU membership talks
Girê Spî/ Tal Abyad: Fierce clashes between SDF fighters and the Turkish forces in the town Chelebiye and the village Abu Sira in northern of the city. SDF fighters have seized a large quantity of ammunition and military vehicles of the Turkish army (ANHA)
SDF released images of burnt Turkish armored vehicle and seized ID card of Turkish soldier
In ~2 hours, @LindseyGrahamSC and @ChrisVanHollen hold a news conference to introduce bipartisan Turkey sanctions that would impose severe sanctions on Turkish officials in response to their incursion into northern Syria
Turkish-backed SNA forces take control of Sharia village west of Tal Abyad city5 month ago
Turkish-backed SNA forces take control of Sharia village west of Tal Abyad city
Syrian Democratic Forces: 20 dead and 48 wounded in battles against Turkish troops in the last 24 hours
5 month ago
Clashes north to Ain Issa, one Turkish forces vehicle was reportedly dstroyed
5 month ago
Erdogan-Pence meeting just over. It lasted 80 min. time for meeting with a wider delegation. Pompeo and NSC adviser O'Brien will attend the meeting to discuss the details.
Fierce clashes between the SDF and government forces, and Turkish-backed groups on axes in Ras al-Ain / Sere-Kaniye amid intense ground and air bombardment
Syria to counter Turkey invasion by 'all legitimate means': Assad
5 month ago
Reports Turkey is shelling Hekmiye village in Derik countryside. This is a Syriac majority village. No reports yet of situation on civilians there.
SAA tanks they arrive in Kobane
SAA shipped heavy weapons to Ain Issa from Tabqa, including GRAD MLRS5 month ago
SAA shipped heavy weapons to Ain Issa from Tabqa, including GRAD MLRS
NPA North-Press reporter from Abu Surra village in the western countryside of Ein Issa , north of Raqqa, giving details on the clashes that followed an attack by Turkish-backed armed opposition groups while the SDF confronted
5 month ago
Russian Security Council: Turkish military operation in Syria will not last long
5 month ago
SNA forces from inside Azwar village west of Tal Abyad
SNA forces from inside Azwar village west of Tal Abyad
One mortar shell landed in Qamishli city center. But it did not explode
Turkish-backed SNA forces take control of the villages of Al Fadaiwi and Azwar west of Tal Abyad5 month ago
Turkish-backed SNA forces take control of the villages of Al Fadaiwi and Azwar west of Tal Abyad
.@VP Pence meets President of Turkey Erdogan5 month ago
[email protected] Pence meets President of Turkey Erdogan
Turkey is shelling Qamishlo city center
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan receives visiting US Vice President Mike Pence5 month ago
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan receives visiting US Vice President Mike Pence
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan receives U.S. VP Mike Pence in Ankara as the high-ranking US delegation hopes to reach a resolution on the northern Syrian situation5 month ago
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan receives U.S. VP Mike Pence in Ankara as the high-ranking US delegation hopes to reach a resolution on the northern Syrian situation
White House adviser: US will use sanctions and may use more sanctions to control Turkey
5 month ago
Press pool in Ankara told Pence/Pompeo/O'Brien meeting with Turkey's Pres Erdogan is underway at presidential palace. Turkey declined a photo operation
5 month ago
Turkey President Erdoğan meets with US Vice President Mike Pence
Ras Al Ayn: Turkish-led forces advanced 120 meters in two days and are 460 meters away from the city centre
Ras Al Ayn: Turkish-led forces advanced 120 meters in two days and are 460 meters away from the city centre
5 month ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: Moscow promised Ankara that Kurdish militants will not be deployed in Syria near the Turkish border
Hayil Salih, member of the Jazira Health Board, has been killed in Turkish airstrikes on Serekaniye
Intensive raids by Turkish forces on the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain
Ongoing fighting near Tell Tamer, a small town in western al-Hasakah governorate, northeastern Syria as Turkey's military operation continues5 month ago
Ongoing fighting near Tell Tamer, a small town in western al-Hasakah governorate, northeastern Syria as Turkey's military operation continues
5 month ago
12 detained in Thessaloniki at Turkish consulate protest
Syrian Kurdish self-administration: We call for the opening of a humanitarian corridor to get the victims and trapped in Ras al-Ain
5 month ago
Russian Foreign Ministry: Damascus must take control of the border with Turkey
5 month ago
US VP Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Ankara, Turkey
5th Humvee was seized in the area of Tal Tamr, south of Rasulayn.5 month ago
5th Humvee was seized in the area of Tal Tamr, south of Rasulayn.
5 month ago
Turkish Defense Minister: Our army does not have chemical weapons, a fact that everyone knows
Fierce attacks continue in Ras al-Ain/Serêkaniyê on western and eastern axis amid heavy artillery shelling. There is street to street fighting after yesterday's aerial bombardment targeting every single building including the only hospital in the town
Violent clashes between SDF and Turkish-backed SNA around Azaz and Maranaz axis now
5 month ago
Turkish Defense Minister Akar: "we have the information that organizations will use chemical weapons to blame our Armed Forces"
Syrian Observatory: Turkish forces completely encircle the city of Ras al-Ain
Netherlands - 23 people arrested in clashes between Turkish and Kurdish communities in Rotterdam
Al Hamza brigade on Manajir axis, south to Ras Al Ain5 month ago
Al Hamza brigade on Manajir axis, south to Ras Al Ain
Al Hamza brigade on Manajir axis, south to Ras Al Ain
Ras Al Ain/Sere Kaniye Health Board: Turkey uses all kinds of weapons, including the internationally prohibited ones, and our teams are unable to evacuate the civilians.
Turkish-backed SNA controls the villages of Shallah, Asfouriyeh, Burqa, Tal Jumah, Kajo Sharqi, Tal Attash and Al-Managir on Ras Al-Ain axis
4th Humvee was seized during the Turkish operation in Northern Syria
5 month ago
Turkish warplanes targeted SDF positions around Al-Ahras village south of Ras Al Ayn within
5 month ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel: "Turkey should immediately end operations in Syria."
Turkish-backed SNA seized an ammunition depot at the high silos on M4 highway
Protests in Qamishlo (northeastern Syria) against the Turkish invasion of northern Syria
Ras Al-Ain/Sari Kani: Intense fighting ongoing between Turkish military and SDF forces
Turkish-backed SNA near high silos located on the M4 road on the Ras al-Ain axis
Turkish-backed SNA forces have captured Al-Alia silos located on the M4 road on the Ras al-Ain axis in al-Hasakah countryside
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry welcomes the US administration's imposition of sanctions on Turkey for the aggression on Syrian territory
5 month ago
Turkey assault in northeast Syria has displaced 300,000: monitor
Clashes between SNA and YPG on Hazwan fronline, west to Al Bab, Northern Aleppo
TurkishMilitary TCT035 UAV on ISR or strike mission over Kurdistan mountaineous region of northern Iraq, north of Dokan. 2206z5 month ago
TurkishMilitary TCT035 UAV on ISR or strike mission over Kurdistan mountaineous region of northern Iraq, north of Dokan. 2206z
Largest Turkish attack on Sere Kaniye from all sides, using airstrikes, Tanks and heavy artillery, YPG is defending the city
US Secretary of the Treasury: We will impose further sanctions on Turkey if a ceasefire in northeastern Syria will not be established
Spoke with Turkish Foreign Minister @MevlutCavusoglu yesterday, urging Turkey to halt its military operation and return to a dialogue with the US on security in Northeast Syria - Pompeo
National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar received US National Security Advisor Robert Charles O'Brien and his delegation. Mutual views were exchanged at the meeting5 month ago
National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar received US National Security Advisor Robert Charles O'Brien and his delegation. Mutual views were exchanged at the meeting
SAA send 2 tanks towards Ain issa IDP's camp after clashes
Syrian Observatory: Turkish forces launch a new attack on the city of Ras al-Ain with intensive air and ground cover
US Treasury Secretary: New Turkey's sanctions included the ministries of energy and defense
A copy of ⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩'s letter to Erdogan. ⁦@POTUS⁩ warns him to not "be a tough guy. Don't be a fool." Says he could destroy Turkey's economy if Syria is not resolved in a humane way
Violent clashes between YPG and SNA in Maranaz axis, Tel-Rifaat
Drone was shot down in Mujibra Zarkan village of Tal al-Tamr countryside in Hasaka province
Details from the video showing the bullet-riddled vehicle of Hevrin Khalaf,  such as checkpoint building/powerlines/drainage culvert, put location around here on the strategic M4 highway:5 month ago
Details from the video showing the bullet-riddled vehicle of Hevrin Khalaf, such as checkpoint building/powerlines/drainage culvert, put location around here on the strategic M4 highway:
Details from the video showing the bullet-riddled vehicle of Hevrin Khalaf,  such as checkpoint building/powerlines/drainage culvert, put location around here on the strategic M4 highway:
Syrian government and Russian forces has entered the city Shuyukh, south-west of Kobane city
U.S. military carried out airstrikes to destroy Syrian HQ of U.S. campaign to #defeatDaesh
Video of SDF fighters captured by Turkish-backed SNA while on M4 road5 month ago
Video of SDF fighters captured by Turkish-backed SNA while on M4 road
5 month ago
Erdoğan to visit to Russian Federation on 22 October
Commander of "SDF": Russia is the guarantor of our agreement with the Syrian government after the US withdrawal
Gen. Mazloum Kobani via Ronahi TV: Our forces from Raqqa, al-Tabqa and Deir ez-Zor, are fighting alongside the Kurds in Sere-Kaniye / Ras al-Ain
Syrian & Flags with PKK leader Ocalan side by side in Ain Al-Arab/Kobane
House votes overwhelmingly (354-60) to oppose the decision to end certain U.S. efforts to prevent Turkish military operations against Syrian forces in Northeast Syria
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