Washington warns Ankara of " devastating consequences"

The United States has warned Turkey of devastating consequences in the event of any aggression on north and east of Syria, while Netanyahu asked Putin during talks yesterday to increase pressure on Iran to get it out of Syria.

The Arab press today touched upon USA's warnings to Ankara of the aggression on North and East of Syria and the results of the talks between Putin and Netanyahu.

Asharq Al-Awsat: Washington warns Ankara of "devastating consequences" in case of intervention East Euphrates

This morning, the Arab press addressed several issues, the most prominent of which were US warnings against Turkey to launch aggression against northern and eastern Syria. In this context, Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper said, "contradictory statements of the US and Turkish foreign ministries reflected differences in dealing with the Syrian issue between Ankara and Washington, with regard to the Kurds and their presence in eastern Syria, and the system of the establishment of a buffer zone there."

"After meeting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Turkish counterpart Mouloud Gawishoglu in Washington on the sidelines of the meetings of NATO foreign ministers on Wednesday night, the US State Department said: Pompeo warned his Turkish counterpart of" devastating consequences "if Turkey implemented a unilateral military operation in northeastern Syria. "

Middle East: Netanyahu asked Putin to continue "pressure to remove Iran" from Syria

In a related context, Middle East newspaper said "Russian President Vladimir Putin held a lengthy discussion yesterday in the Kremlin, with the Israeli Prime Minister, focused on the situation in Syria, and mechanisms to strengthen coordination between the parties, and the Russian presidency confirmed that the discussion touched on" accurate details " about Iran's activity in Syria. An Israeli official said Netanyahu had asked Iran to get its troops out.

The newspaper explained that "although the two sides did not announce at the end of the meeting details of the discussions; sources of the Kremlin pointed to the focus on the issue of military security cooperation in Syria it pointed out that the delegation accompanying Netanyahu includes Israeli National Security Chief Meir Shabat, and Israeli intelligence chief Meir Cohen, Military official Tamir Khayman, reflecting the nature of the issue that has been focused on.



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