Turkey's foreign minister and his USA counterpart spoke over the phone, Turkish diplomatic sources announced on Saturday.
After media reports suggesting the departure of USA forces had begun, the Pentagon later said no troops had yet withdrawn and stressed that the battle against ISIS was continuing as US-backed forces try to capture the group's last remaining pockets of territory in Syria. National Security Advisor John Bolton even said that U.S. forces will not leave Syria until Turkey guarantees the safety of the US-backed Kurdish militias.
Donald Trump has warned its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally to beware of the devastative wrath of United States economic pressure if Turkey dares to attack the Kurdish allies America is leaving behind in its "long overdue" pull-out of troops from Syria.
Graham says Trump isn’t giving in on southern border wall
Eight Republicans also broke rank to vote with the Democrats last week to restore funding to the Treasury Department and the IRS. The Post-ABC poll said a slight majority (54 percent) opposes construction of the wall, with 42 percent favoring it.
Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed Sunday that Israel had struck hundreds of Iranian and Hezbollah targets in Syria over the weekend, including a weapons facility, as the Israeli Defense Forces announced the discovery of a sixth and final tunnel dug by the Lebanese militant group for cross-border attacks.
Erdogan said Bolton was making a "serious mistake".
Trump's Twitter posts on Sunday were the the latest in the slow drip-drip of information being released by his administration after his shock December announcement of a troop withdrawal.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is now in the Saudi capital Riyadh as he tours the Middle East to reassure US allies in the region.
Mr Kalin also said: "It is a fatal mistake to equate Syrian Kurds with the PKK, which is on the United States terrorists list, and its Syria branch PYD/YPG".
"If they are terrorists, we will do what is necessary no matter where they came from", Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said last week.
Maria Zakharova, a Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, said it was important for Syrian Kurds and the Syrian government to start talking to each other in light of the USA withdrawal plans.
Turkey, however, remains firmly committed to removing what they call a Kurdish "terrorist" threat coming from the Euphrates River valley, and is actively preparing for a possible cross-border operation.
Sunday she will take the field for the New England Patriots-Los Angeles Chargers AFC Divisional Round game at Gillette Stadium. This will mark Tolbert's seventh postseason assignment and has received one in every year he has been eligible.
In recent years, Dozier has become one of the more productive second basemen in baseball as a member of the Minnesota Twins. The Washington Nationals are certainly hoping to see a rebound from Dozier from what was a down year for the 31-year-old.
It appears Bethesda is looking into handing out automatic account bans that can take 6 to 24 hours to resolve. What's more interesting is that a box named "All Scrap" contains numerous unreleased items inside it.
A Facebook page called " Healing for Jayme Closs " has been set up where her family will provide updates on her condition. Jayme's grandfather Robert Naiberg said in a telephone interview on Saturday that no one in the family knew Patterson.
Police officers in Chico County carry Naloxone , a medicine used to reverse overdoses, which they gave to the surviving victims. In addition to that, two Chico police officers were taken to the hospital after they said they started to feel sick.
After rising for several days, the S&P 500 has hit a level of technical resistance in not surpassing 2,600, said Scott. However, Brent remains on track for a second consecutive week of gains as it is up about 7 percent so far this week.
He has been to five of the islands, and plans to stay another few weeks after the Sony Open. "Still played a good round". Five-time PGA Tour victor Hideki Matsuyama is 10 shots off the lead, tied for 35th, after also shooting a 3-under 67.
Leading up the Thursday's game against the Miami Heat , Celtics point guard Terry Rozier had circled January 10 on his calendar. The Heat , who evened their record at 20-20, had six double-figure scorers, including Josh Richardson , who tallied 18.
This Flybe takeover has ended the speculation after last November it was announced that the company had put itself up for sale . A Luxembourg firm wholly owned by funds managed by Cyrus has a 40pc stake in Connect Airways.
Now I feel refreshed to start the year, but still I am a little bit back with everything, preparation and matches. "We like him. It's no accident that I've written first British man to win Wimbledon since 1936. "She has been so successful in the game".
What you probably didn't know, is that VLC reached has been downloaded more than 3 billion times on the official website . The roadmap revealed that VLC Media Player is about to provide support for Airplay on mobile devices.
Kyler Murray is about to Create an NFL-MLB Bidding War
The A's selected Murray with the No. 9 overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft in June and gave him a $4.66 million bonus. The more interesting deadline is February 15 - the day Murray is supposed to report to the A's for the start spring training.
Aphria CEO and company co-founder to step down
The stock plunged about 23 percent December 3 after two short-sellers deliberated on what they see as red flags at the company. Aphria's newly appointed chairman, Irwin Simon reiterated that and called Neufeld and Cacciavillani "consummate entrepreneurs".
Researchers create AI approach for cervical cancer screening
Catching these changes early, when they're still easily treatable, could help save the lives of many women, said study leader Dr. According to a press release, over the past four decades, the cervical cancer death rate has gone down by more than 50%.
Blue Jays trade catcher Russell Martin to Los Angeles Dodgers
Some of the best seasons of his career came in Los Angeles, including two of his four all-star appearances in 2007 and 2008. Sopko, who played 14 games for the double-A Tulsa Drillers last season, had a 3-1 record with a 3.88 earned-run average.
Red Dead Online Battle Royale Mode Gun Rush is now live
Have you played Gun Rush yet? It seems that not even Red Dead Redemption is immune from one of gaming's most ubiquitous trends. Once the patch is installed on your chosen platform, you only need to load the game up for the changes to take effect.
Betts, Red Sox settle at record $20M, avoid arbitration
It was the second-highest figure ever given to a player in year one of arbitration, behind only Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs. His record-setting deal will establish the new standard for players with four-plus years of Major League Baseball service time.