UK deeply concerned about Turkish plans for Syria military action: PM's office

Tuesday-2019-10-08 | 03:18 pm arabian_international
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Britain is deeply concerned that Turkey plans to launch a military campaign in northern Syria, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s spokesman said on Tuesday.

Turkey said it had completed preparations for a military operation in northeast Syria after the US began pulling back troops, opening the way for a Turkish attack on Kurdish-led forces long allied to Washington.

Asked about US President Donald Trump’s comments that Britain was "thrilled” with his policy shift on Syria, Johnson’s spokesman said US troop movements are a matter for the United States.