United States urges Turkey to cease offensive in Syria

Armenpress 18:48, 11 October, 2019

YEREVAN, OCTOBER 11, ARMENPRESS. The United States has urged Turkey to cease the military offensive in north-eastern Syria, TASS reported citing the Pentagon’s spokesperson Jonathan Hoffman.

According to Jonathan Hoffman the US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper had a phone conversation with Turkey’s Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar.

“During the conversation Secretary Esper made a resolute call upon Turkey to stop the operations in north-eastern Syria,” Hoffman told reporters.

Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan

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