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Thursday, October 10, 2019

At the link, there are additional links onward to press statements and a 14-point Syria plan agreed by Putin, Erdogan, and Rouhani at the meeting. The Kurds weren't invited to the summit and they weren't mentioned directly but it's clear that the three leaders agreed to deal with them in some unspecified way to guarantee Syria's territorial integrity and national sovereignty. In Q&A with reporters at the summit, Putin was even asked about the US presence in Syria. Here's what he said: Question: With due consideration for the US presence in Syria, I would also like to ask how you assess the US presence on Syrian territory? Vladimir Putin: Regarding the presence of the US Armed Forces, it is common knowledge that their presence on Syrian territory is illegal. And we hope that the decision to withdraw US service personnel from Syria, made by President of the United States Donald Trump will be implemented completely.

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In Q&A with reporters at the summit September 16th, Putin was even asked about the US presence in Syria.

Here's what he said:

Question: With due consideration for the US presence in Syria, I would also like to ask how you assess the US presence on Syrian territory?

Vladimir Putin: Regarding the presence of the US Armed Forces, it is common knowledge that their presence on Syrian territory is illegal. And we hope that the decision to withdraw US service personnel from Syria, made by President of the United States Donald Trump will be implemented completely.

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Putin gave Trump his marching orders. Trump responded by betraying the Kurds.

The Kurds weren't invited to the summit and they weren't mentioned directly but it's clear that the three leaders agreed to deal with them in some unspecified way to guarantee Syria's territorial integrity and national sovereignty.

NOTE: The Kurds in Northeast Syria are Syrian citizens.

#1 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2019-10-10 08:44 PM | Reply

Putin, Erdogan, & Iran's Rouhani

Which would make Trump Shemp, the fourth stooge.

#2 | Posted by Corky at 2019-10-11 12:26 AM | Reply

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