Al-Tanf, Syria 0
31 May 2019

Secretary Pompeo reaffirmed that “our efforts in Syria are aimed at a political resolution … UN Security Council Resolution 2254 is the guidepost”. Pompeo went on to refer to “the work that we’ve done with the Turks in Manbij, west of the Euphrates River, and we are attempting to set up a system… call it a buffer zone, call it what you will – that will reduce risk of terrorists attacking from Syria into Turkey and reduce risks that Turkey will come south and disrupt Kurdish activity inside of Syria”.​​​​​​

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