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Trump says sanctions are better than fighting

Trump says sanctions are better than fighting

Donald Trump has described Kurds as "no angels" as he attempted to defend his decision to withdraw troops from Syria.
16.10.2019 - 18:03

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday played down the crisis in Syria touched off by Turkey’s operation against YPG terrorists, saying the conflict was between Turkey and Syria and that it was “fine” for Russia to help Damascus.

"IT'S BETTER THAN FIGHT"

Trump, speaking to reporters at the White House, said “Kurds (YPG) terrorists in Syria are no angels” and added that imposing US sanctions on Turkey would be better than fighting in the region.