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Operation in Syria clear response to Trump’s letter to Erdoğan: Source

Ankara has ignored an offer by U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter sent to the Turkish president, adding that the ongoing Operation Peace Spring already responds to it.
"The letter written on Oct. 9 was rejected by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and thrown away," Turkish media quoted a diplomatic source as saying.

Pence and Pompeo Will Visit Ankara Today

US Vice President Mike Pence and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have left for Ankara, where extraordinary talks will be held with Turkish President Recep Erdogan.

The two US diplomats will try to persuade the Turkish head of state to suspend the military operation "Operation Peace", which has been underway in northern Syria for more than a week.

US Imposes Sanctions on Turkey For Operation in Northern Syria

US imposes sanctions on Turkey for military operation in northern Syria. The ministries of defense and energy are subject to restrictions.

The sanctions will affect three ministers - Defense, Foreign Affairs and Energy, and three other senior officials.

According to White House reports, talks on a $ 100 billion trade deal with Turkey will be terminated in the coming days.

Turkey Extends Military Mandate for Operations in Syria and Iraq

Turkish parliament ratifies document extending military mandate for operations in Syria and Iraq until October 30, 2020, Daily Sabah reports.

The decision comes after the National Defense Ministry announced earlier in the same that Turkey had completed all preparations for a military operation in the area east of the Euphrates River in Syria to establish a safe zone.

The White House Will Not Cooperate in the Trump Investigation

The White House has announced that it will not cooperate with the Democratic Party in its investigation into the president.

The Democrat-dominated House of Representatives accuses Trump of misusing his power and asking Ukraine to seek compromise on former Vice President Joe Biden, who is currently part of the White House race.

Hearings About Trump's Conversation with Zelensky Began

Donald Trump has accused Democrats leader of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi of treason and added that she should be removed from office. Data on the second whistleblower on the removal of US President Donald Trump are still scarce. Hearings on the case over Trump's conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart, Vladimir Zelensky, have begun in Congress last night Bulgarian time. 

Donald Trump to Sign Two Trade Agreements with Japan

US President Donald Trump will sign two trade agreements with Japan later on Monday, according to an official White House announcement.

Trump is scheduled to sign the pacts - a US-Japan trade agreement and a US-Japan digital trade agreement at 3:30 pm local time (10:30 pm Bulgarian time), the White House said.

US Will Not Support Turkish Operation in Northern Syria

US will not support Turkish operation in northern Syria, the White House said. US troops will not participate in Turkey's military operation in northern Syria, according to a White House press release after a telephone conversation between US President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Erdogan.

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