Trump Assure Erdogan US Stop Supplying Kurds With Weapons

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu announced the US President Donald Trump during the telephone conversation with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan assured him that Washington stopped sending weapons to Kurds in Syria. At the same time about a day ago some sources reported the death of at least two US soldiers in Syria's Afrin canton … Continue reading Trump Assure Erdogan US Stop Supplying Kurds With Weapons

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Trump Has No Say on Who Rules Syria After Assad’s Victories – Ex-US Ambassador

The Trump administration is allegedly prepared to accept Assad’s continued rule until Syria’s next scheduled presidential election in 2021, New Yorker magazine reported earlier this week, citing US and European officials. The State Department on Tuesday, however, refuted these reports and said that the United States believes that the future of Syria will not include … Continue reading Trump Has No Say on Who Rules Syria After Assad’s Victories – Ex-US Ambassador

US Trump, Vladimir Putin Discuss Syria in Phone Call

US President Donald Trump talked for just over an hour by phone with Russian leader Vladimir Putin about war-torn Syria and a host of other international issues Tuesday morning, the White House said. Both leaders stressed the importance of implementing UN Security Council Resolution 2254, and supporting the UN-led Geneva Process to peacefully resolve the … Continue reading US Trump, Vladimir Putin Discuss Syria in Phone Call

Trump, Putin ‘Agreed That There is no Military Solution to the Conflict in Syria’

The Russian government and the U.S. State Department put out what it said was a joint statement between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin wherein the two agreed to work together to continue deescalating violence in Syria. The statement addressed the ongoing fight against the Islamic State, also known as ISIS. "The Presidents agreed … Continue reading Trump, Putin ‘Agreed That There is no Military Solution to the Conflict in Syria’

Decision on Syria Could Be Announced After Trump-Putin Meeting Friday

Washington and Moscow are pushing closer to an agreement for a way forward in Syria as Daesh is routed in the war-torn nation. A Syrian deal could be announced as soon as Friday, timed to follow a possible meeting by US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Vietnam, AP reports. According to … Continue reading Decision on Syria Could Be Announced After Trump-Putin Meeting Friday

US-Russia Brokered Ceasefire Went Into Effect Sunday

The United States and Russia struck an agreement Friday on a cease-fire in southwest Syria, crowning President Donald Trump's first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. It is the first U.S.-Russian effort under Trump's presidency to stem Syria's six-year civil war. The cease-fire went into effect Sunday at noon Damascus time. Secretary of State Rex … Continue reading US-Russia Brokered Ceasefire Went Into Effect Sunday

Trump and Lavrov Hold Talks on Syria

A day after firing the head of the agency investigating his administration’s ties to Russia, President Donald Trump hosted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the White House for talks focusing largely on Syria. “I had a very good meeting with Lavrov. I thought it was very, very good,” Trump told reporters after the meeting. … Continue reading Trump and Lavrov Hold Talks on Syria