US and Turkey at odds over Syria withdrawal

Despite a visit by National Security Adviser John Bolton to Turkey, Ankara and Washington are at odds over President Trump's promise to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria.
1:31 | 01/08/19

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Along. Just two and a half weeks ago president on said US troops would be pulled out of Syria and we have won against ices. We've beaten them and we've beaten them badly we've taken back to land. And now it's time for our troops to come back home. A pentagon official saying the withdrawal would come in thirty days. But now bolts in meeting with senior Turkish officials saying the troops will only be withdrawn if certain conditions are met. That's thirty guarantee the protection of US allies the Syrian Kurds and that prices is completely defeated. Turkey's president Greg says Erica line insisting that's not the agreement he had after a phone call with president trump. Saying that he had reached quote clear agreement with mr. trump. And that now quote different voices are being raised from the administration. Heard a lot also saying that as far as protecting Kurds then it sure did it T. He quote cannot make any concessions those involved in the terror corridor in Syria will receive a necessary punishment. Noble whose demands a troop withdrawal will wait until conditions are met seems to contradict president trump. The president insisting he never said there was a time line for withdrawal of troops. I never said what Billy get back quickly. But where decimating I. President hurdle on told reporters that US officials said that instead of thirty days a troop withdrawal could happen within 120 days. Now the new developments suggesting it could take months if not years. Lynda Lopez ABC news New York.

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