After declaring the Kurds were on their own to defend themselves in northern Syria, President Trump on October 10 said he supported sanctions against Turkey.
Mr. Trump's decision to remove American forces from the region in advance of the Turkish offensive has been met with bipartisan condemnation in Congress. Lawmakers are moving forward with bipartisan sanctions legislation, which could have enough votes to override a presidential veto. Turkey long has considered the Kurdish forces a terrorist extension of Kurdish separatists within Turkey who have been fighting for an autonomous state. "We do not want to lose an additional thousands of Turkish citizens at the hands of PKK as a result of the terror corridor in the making on the other side of our border with Syria".
In a rare break from Trump, some of his fellow Republicans have sharply criticized the president's decision.
But a U.S. official familiar with the situation on the ground said that on Thursday the USA was "seeing reports of civilian casualties from what looks like indiscriminate bombing of dense population centers".
Yet Republican allies have broken with Mr. Trump over the issue.
The executive order will empower Treasury to sanction individuals and entities involved in human rights abuses or in undermining security in northern Syria. The YPG is a group that leads the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and has been a USA ally against Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS).
"The president is concerned about the ongoing military offensive, and potential targeting of civilians, civilian infrastructure, ethnic or religious minorities", Mnuchin said. And on Friday, the group reported that five ISIS members had escaped from a prison after Turkish mortar rounds landed nearby.
Congress has "been waiting months for Secretary Mnuchin to levy sanctions passed by Congress in response to Turkey's decision to purchase and take delivery of the Russian S-400 missile defense system, which puts it at odds with its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies", the Maryland Democrat said.
Warren, who has surged in the polls, released a new plan where she vowed to use "every legal tool" to ensure equal LGBT rights. There were a lot of great moments from the town hall. "And it is truly about the preciousness of each and every life".
As a result, she did a monologue on her show the following day calling on everyone to be unconditionally kind to one another. The former vegan used the example of how she doesn't approve of wearing fur, but is still friends with those who do.
Eniko Parrish, left, and Kevin Hart arrive at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on January 10, 2016. Hart reportedly can walk on his own and has contributed promotional material for the forthcoming film Jumanji: The Next Level .
While Fonda is an accomplished actress with multiple Oscars and Golden Globes, her career has also been followed by controversy. In another video, Fonda can be seen being escorted away by Capitol Hill police, hands zip-tied.
The statement continued: "Ambassador Sondland has at all times acted with integrity and in the interests of the United States". Yovanovitch, now a senior fellow at Georgetown University, hasn't responded to emailed requests for comment.
But then the Bruins answered with four consecutive goals - three from their top line of Marchand, Pastrnak and Patrice Bergeron . Vegas jumped out to a 2-0, first-period lead for the third straight game, netting two goals in the span of 1:44.
However, North Korean officials have since threatened to resume the tests several times, amid the breakdown in talks. The North could respond, it added, but said "we believe it is too early and not necessary to do so".
Some 64,000 people have already reportedly fled their homes, the International Rescue Committee aid organisation said. Ankara insists , despite worldwide fears to the contrary, that there will be no let-up in the campaign.
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