Trump on ceasefire: This is an ‘incredible outcome’

Turkey has agreed to a ceasefire in northern Syria with allied rebels and U.S.-backed Syrian Kurds.
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Ought to thank. I vice president Mike pads are. Secretary of state by Bob Mayo great job all of the people that we sent over the last three days we said that nearly group. This is an amazing outcome this is an outcome. Regardless of how the press would like do it dampen down this was something that they've been tried to get Big Ten years. You were lost millions and millions of lives they couldn't get it without a little rough lovers I call that I guess. Put out they they did a little better that at the beginning. And that everybody said wow this is tougher that we thought. When those guns start shooting they tend to do things. But I will tell you on behalf of the United States I want to thank Turkey I want to thank all of the people that. Out. Gotten together and make this happen is that it credible that gum. So you haven't won 82 mile strip. But for many many years Turkey in all fairness sake that a legitimate problem with a bad terrorists and a lot of people and that that they couldn't have. They've suffered a Lotta loss of lives also. And that Abbott cleaned out. But once you start that it gets to be to a point where. A tremendous amount of bad things can happen. So a process started and we started to negotiate. And I think that. Obviously this sanctions in Paris we're going to be very biting. I'm glad we don't have to do it we'll be taking them up very quickly as soon as this is finalized. But this is it a credible outcome this out gum. Is something that could try get for ten years everybody and they couldn't get it other administrations and they've never what are. Been able to get it. What lies you went somewhat unconventional I guess I'm an unconventional person. I took a lot of heat from a lot of people even some of the people of my own party. But. They would there in the end there with dad they're all that look this is about the nation this isn't about Republicans or Democrats. It's about our nation. So we have a five day seized by air during that five days. ID cards and other people they could be taking great care they're going to be moving around moving out of that safe zone which is something that Turkey is always want it. The ice is. They call them dice but we gonna meisters the ice as fighters that we have captured they'll be under very very strict control of various different. Groups but we will be watching will be in charge. And a beyond a very very powerful and strict control. And we've gotten everything we could've ever dreamed of and were also going to be able to bring. Our people back home. But will be able to have control of ice as total. We'll be able to do whatever we have to do to get the rest devices wherever they may be that never going to be ruling us. That I want to thank everybody. And the other thing I want to thank as a group I want to thank the Kurds because they Wear. Incredibly happy with the solution. Is as civilization that really well it saved their lives frankly it's saved their lives.

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