REPORT: Pentagon releases statement on Turkish operation in Syria

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BY TEAM DML / OCTOBER 7, 2019 /

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The Pentagon insisted Monday that the United States is not endorsing an impending Turkish incursion into northern Syria, despite the withdrawal of U.S. forces from the area.

“The Department of Defense made clear to Turkey – as did the president – that we do not endorse a Turkish operation in northern Syria. The U.S. Armed Forces will not support, or be involved in any such operation,” chief Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman said in a statement.

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“In conversations between the department and the Turkish military we have consistently stressed that coordination and cooperation were the best path toward security in the area,” Hoffman added.

RELATED — TRUMP TWEETS: RELEASES NEW STATEMENTS ON WITHDRAWAL OF TROOPS FROM SYRIA

Defense Secretary Mark Esper tweeted, “DOD does not endorse a Turkish operation in Northern Syria. We will work w/our @NATO allies & Coalition partners to reiterate to Turkey the possible destabilizing consequences of potential actions to Turkey, the region, & beyond. Full statement here: https://t.co/NrP10t3cpW.”

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