A Turkish military helicopter flies over as Turkish and US troops return from a joint US-Turkey patrol in northern Syria in September. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump threatens to ‘totally destroy and obliterate’ Turkey’s economy over Syria assault

  • Trump’s extraordinary Twitter warning against Nato ally Turkey came just after the White House announced a US military drawdown in Turkish-Syrian border areas
  • That decision appeared to give Turkey a green light to attack its long-time Kurdish foes who have been fighting alongside US forces against Isis
Topic |   Syrian conflict

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A Turkish military helicopter flies over as Turkish and US troops return from a joint US-Turkey patrol in northern Syria in September. Photo: Reuters
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