The US House of Representatives passed an overwhelming majority of votes to condemn the US withdrawal. The meeting of the congressional leaders and Trump’s meeting on the issue of the Turkish-speaking issue was also disappointing because of the disagreement between the two sides.
(Washington, DC) US President Trump once again defended the withdrawal of troops from northern Syria on Wednesday (October 16), saying it was a strategically wise decision. He also denied a green light for Turkey to attack the Syrian Kurdish armed forces, saying that he had written to Turkish President Erdogan to try to stop him from sending troops.
At the same time, the US House of Representatives passed an overwhelming majority of votes condemning the US withdrawal. The meeting of the congressional leaders and Trump’s meeting on the issue of the Turkish-speaking issue was also disappointing because of the disagreement between the two sides.
Trump told the media at the White House on Wednesday that he did not give the other party a green light when he was on the phone with Erdogan before entering the north of Turkey. Instead, he wrote a “strong” letter immediately after hanging up the phone, trying to stop it. Turkey action.
In a letter written on October 9, Trump called on Erdogan to “achieve a good deal!” and warned him not to “tough guys” and not “silly.” He wrote: “I don’t think you want to be the chief culprit in killing thousands of people. I don’t want to be the chief culprit in destroying the Turkish economy. If you handle this matter in a correct and humane way, history will use A positive look at you. If nothing happens, history will always treat you as a devil.”
According to reports, Republican allies tried to use this letter as evidence to prove that the Trump administration has warned Turkey not to take the wrong action.
Trump stressed that he has ensured the safety of the US military. He also said that the Kurds are not “angels” and the war between Syria and Turkey has nothing to do with the United States.
The Iraqi state’s organization is escaping and fleeing.
Trump also said that despite Turkey’s nervous relationship with NATO allies, he believes that the US nuclear weapons in the Gulf of Gillick Air Force in Turkey are still safe.
He also played down the fear that the terrorist organization “Islamic State” militants might be able to escape, saying that this statement is intended to force the US military to return to Syria.
Matilla, the rotating chairman of the UN Security Council and the South Permanent Representative to the United Nations, said that members of the Security Council expressed deep concern about the risk of terrorists fleeing in the northeastern part of Syria and the possible further deterioration of the humanitarian situation in Syria.
Zhang Jun, China’s permanent representative to the United Nations, said that China is highly concerned about the situation in northeastern Syria. Turkey’s recent unilateral military action against Syria has exacerbated the complexity and vulnerability of the situation in northeastern Syria. The military operations have made the anti-terrorist situation in Syria even more serious, leading to the fleeing of terrorists in Syria. The Iraqi state forces may take the opportunity to make a comeback and threaten Syria, the Middle East and even international peace and security.
On Wednesday, Turkey entered the eighth day of military operations in northern Syria. On the same day, the Turkish army shelled villages near the town of Malikiye in the northeastern part of Hasakak province and the city of Deir Bahia in the northern part of the province, causing damage to many dwellings. According to figures released by the Ministry of National Defense, 653 Kurdish militants have been annihilated by the army or surrendered to the army.
On Thursday, US Vice President Burns and US Secretary of State Pompeo will visit Turkey to mediate a ceasefire.
US Treasury Secretary Nouchin said on Wednesday that if Turkey does not stop its military operations in Syria, the United States is preparing to impose further economic sanctions on Turkey.
Trump announced on June 6 that he would withdraw troops from northern Syria, and Turkey then launched an offensive against local Kurdish armed forces on the 9th. Trump’s decision sparked a strong attack as Kurdish forces played an important role in the fight against the Iraqi state.
The US House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday with 354 votes in favor of 60 negative votes, condemning the US withdrawal decision and demanding Erdogan to immediately take over. Voted in favor of 129 members of the Republican Party from Trump.
Later that day, Democratic Party leaders held talks with Trump on the border crisis. Senator Minority Leader Schumer said that Trump said at the meeting that House Speaker Pelosi was a “three-stream politician”, and Schumer and Pelosi left the scene.
Pelosi told reporters that Trump was “out of control” at the meeting because many Republicans stood on the side of the Democratic Party to condemn him.
After Trump sent a post on Twitter, it turned out that Pelosi had a problem with his spirit. He said: “She either has problems with ‘upstairs’ or she does not like our great country.”