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U.S. launches last-ditch effort to stop Turkish invasion of northeastern Syria


August 5, 2019

Hussein Malla – Associated Press

Syrian boys, right, in a pickup flash victory signs as they pass next to U.S. troops, left, on a road leading to the tense front line with Turkish-backed fighters, in Manbij, north Syria, Saturday, March 31, 2018.

The Trump administration has launched a last-ditch effort to head off a Turkish invasion of northeastern Syria that it expects will come within the next two weeks.

With tens of thousands of Turkish troops massed near the border, a high-level Defense Department delegation plans to present what U.S. officials describe as a final offer to address Turkey's concerns at a meeting Monday in Ankara.


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