Following Trump’s lead, Putin gives Erdogan what he wants
Semih Idiz October 24, 2019
Even his greatest detractors in Turkey are complimenting Erdogan over winning US and Russian support against the Syrian Kurds.
Sputnik/Alexei Druzhinin/Kremlin via REUTERSRussian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attend a news conference following their talks in Sochi, Russia, Oct. 22, 2019.
The agreement President Recep Tayyip Erdogan secured with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Oct. 22 complements his recent green light from US President Donald Trump for Turkey’s military incursion into Syria against the formerly US-backed People's Protection Units (YPG).
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