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Pompeo: US understands Turkey’s concerns

Pompeo: US understands Turkey’s concerns

Waar Media - 2019-01-13 11:12
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday said Washington understands Turkey’s concerns and its efforts to protect its borders and people. In an interview with the Saudi-funded Al Arabiya television, Pompeo said the U.S. seeks accountability for th ...
Pompeo: US understands Turkey’s concerns - Waar Media

Prime Minister Barzani meets U.S. Secretary of State

KRG-Spain - 2019-01-16 00:08
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and his accompanying delegation. The meeting was also attended by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani. The regional situati ...

Syria’s Kurds: The new frontline in confronting Iran and Turkey

E-Kurd - 2019-01-14 22:39
Dr. James M. Dorsey | Ekurd.net US President Donald J. Trump’s threat to devastate Turkey’s economy if Turkish troops attack Syrian Kurds allied with the United States in the wake of the announced withdrawal of American forces potentially serves his broa ...

Pompeo: Trump threat to Turkey shows US commitment to Kurds

Washington Times - 2019-01-14 17:09
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that President Donald Trump's threat to devastate NATO ally Turkey's economy if it attacks U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria underscores America's commitment to its partners. ...

US Secretary of State visits NYU in Abu Dhabi

Waar Media - 2019-01-13 11:12
The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has visited a New York University campus during his visit to Abu Dhabi on Sunday. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdulla ...

U.S. Seeks to Soothe Turkey Tensions, Pompeo Says

The Wall Street Journal - 2019-01-13 06:37
The U.S. is working to resolve a dispute with Turkey over its withdrawal from Syria, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, adding that it is continuing to negotiate the transfer of military responsibility and the fate of its Kurdish allies. ...

Pompeo Expresses Optimism that Syrian Kurds, Turkey Could be Protected

BAS News - 2019-01-12 22:47
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed on Saturday optimism that there could be a way to protect the Syrian Kurds while ensuring Turkey's stability by defending itself from "terrorists," after the US forces withdraw from Syria. "We are confi ...

Pompeo ‘optimistic’ both Turkey’s security and Syria Kurds can b

Rûdaw - 2019-01-12 15:56

Pompeo: Em ê Îranê ji Sûriyê derînin

Rûpela Nû - 2019-01-11 12:58
Pompeo: Em ê Îranê ji Sûriyê derîninWezîrê Derve yê Amerîkayê Mike Pompeo got, welatê wî, heta leşkerî dawî ji Sûrî hebe digel hevpeymanên xwe bixebite. ...

US says Turkey’s attack in Syria puts Americans at risk - Middle East - Stripes

Stripes - 2019-01-11 10:24

PM Nechirvan Barzani meets with U.S. Secretary of State

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-01-10 17:00
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Wednesday evening, on January 9th, 2019, HE KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, and his accompanying delegation. The meeting was also attended with KRG Deputy Prime Minis ...

HE President Masoud Barzani meets with U.S. Secretary of State

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-01-10 01:39
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019, HE President Masoud Barzani met with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Erbil. Douglas Silliman (U.S. Ambassador to Iraq) and Steve Fagin (U.S. Consul General in Erbil) were also pr ...

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo visits Iraqi Kurdistan for meetings with officials

E-Kurd - 2019-01-09 21:02
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Iraqi Kurdistan Region capital city of Erbil to meet with Kurdish officials. Pompeo met with Kurdistan Democratic Party KDP President Massoud Barzani before meeting wi ...

PM Barzani Received US Secretary of State in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-01-09 16:54
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani on Wednesday received US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his accompanying delegation in Erbil. Pompeo had arrived in Kurdistan Region’s capital earlier when he also met with former president Ma ...

US Secretary of State Arrives in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-01-09 10:50
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Baghdad on Wednesday in an unannounced visit. Media reports claimed that Pompeo will visit Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdulmahdi and other officials to discuss the anti-Islamic State (IS) efforts, US wi ...

Turkey's Erdogan rebukes Trump's top security adviser over Kurds in Syria

Reuters - 2019-01-09 03:55
Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan rebuked Washington's national security adviser on Tuesday for demanding that his country not attack Kurdish fighters in Syria, accusing him of complicating President Donald Trump's plan to withdraw U.S. troops. ...

Turkey appears to snub U.S.; no assurances on Syrian Kurds

Washington Times - 2019-01-09 00:57
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A senior U.S. official trying to negotiate the safety of Kurdish allies in northeastern Syria was apparently rebuffed by Turkey's president who said Tuesday there would be "no concession" in Ankara's push against terror groups in th ...

Syria conflict: Turkey says US plea on Kurds 'unacceptable'

BBC - 2019-01-09 00:50
Turkey's president bluntly rejects calls to guarantee the safety of Kurdish fighters in Syria. ...

Turkey’s 12,000-year-old Kurdish Hasankeyf town about to be engulfed

E-Kurd - 2019-01-08 14:42
HASANKEYF, Turkey Kurdistan,— From the ancient citadel overlooking the valley, Ridvan Ayhan looks at the Tigris with a furrowed brow. The river that supported his family’s town for generations will soon destroy it. “My grandchildren will not see where I ...

On Oppression, Liberation, and Decolonization of Revolutionary Struggles: An Interview with Dr. Hawzhin Azeez

Hawzhin Press - 2018-12-29 00:47
Dr. Hawzhin Azeez speaks on the Rojava Revolution and beyond in this brand new interview. The post On Oppression, Liberation, and Decolonization of Revolutionary Struggles: An Interview with Dr. Hawzhin Azeez appeared first on Hawzhin Azeez. ...

Iraqi PM, US Secretary of State Discuss US Withdrawal from Syria

BAS News - 2018-12-22 11:26
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minsiter Adil Abdul-Mahdi and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have discussed the US withdrawal from Syrian in a phone conversation, with the latter assuring Baghdad of commitment to the war against Islamic State (IS). “Prime Ministe ...