[UPDATE: KURDS THANK TRUMP] – Trump announces he’s removing Turkish sanctions after a “permanent” ceasefire in Syria

Trump has announced that he’s removing all Turkish sanctions imposed on October 14th after a ceasefire has been reached in Syria:

Erdogan told Trump that Turkey will make sure this ceasefire is permanent. Trump says he believes it will be permanent, with the caveat that ‘permanent’ in that part of the world is questionable.

But Trump does reserve the right to reimpose sanctions is Turkey doesn’t live up to its promises:



Trump notes that a small number of troops will remain to protect the oil that we’ve secured and that they’ll decide later what to do with it:

And lastly…

 
UPDATE: The Kurds thank Trump for his efforts to stop the Turks…

 
Below are Trump’s full remarks:

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