At President @realDonaldTrump’s direction, tomorrow I will lead a delegation with @SecPompeo, NSA Robert O'Brien & Amb. James Jeffrey to call on Turkey to stop the invasion, enact an immediate ceasefire & begin negotiations to restore peace and stability to the region. pic.twitter.com/UanvagFxk8
— Vice President Mike Pence (@VP) October 15, 2019
— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) October 15, 2019
Erdogan says Washington wants #Turkey to first accept a ceasefire in #Syria & then talk – almost like a precondition which he rejects. Negotiations of Pence-led delegation in #Ankara will be key. On #Trump tweets, he says: “We can no longer keep up!” https://t.co/hwy8i4z4ir
— Hümeyra Pamuk (@humeyra_pamuk) October 16, 2019
This indictment of Turkey’s state-run bank may complicate VP Pence’s delegation there with Pompeo, reportedly set to leave within 24 hours. Case has lots of links to Trump and Erdogan.
— Adam Klasfeld (@KlasfeldReports) October 15, 2019
Interrupting debate live-tweet to flag this story.
This was a major Erdogan demand, the same one that Michael Flynn pushed when he worked as an undisclosed agent for Turkey.
WSJ also reported Flynn mulled plan to "whisk" the cleric, Gulen, away outside extradition process. https://t.co/19M2SOkcgO
— Adam Klasfeld (@KlasfeldReports) October 16, 2019