Washington / 13.10.2019 10:51:10
US President Donald Trump announced that the United States will impose "powerful sanctions" against Turkey, after the Turkish incursion into the Syrian border after the withdrawal of US troops.RELATED
"I am negotiating with (Republican Senator) Lindsey Graham and many members of Congress, including Democrats, there is plenty of imposition of powerful sanctions on Turkey. The Treasury is ready. (…) There is a great consensus on this," Trump warned. Your Twitter account
Dealing with @LindseyGrahamSC and many members of Congress, including Democrats, about imposing powerful Sanctions on Turkey. Treasury is ready to go, additional legislation may be sought. There is great consensus on this. Turkey has asked that it not be done. Stay tuned!
– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 13, 2019
The Pentagon noted that some of the actions of the Turkish forces in their incursion into northern Syria, initiated when Washington ordered the withdrawal of its troops in that area, "appear to be" war crimes.