US Vice-President Mike Pence (right) and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrive to address a news conference at the US embassy in Ankara, Turkey, on Thursday. Photo: Reuters

Turkey agrees ceasefire in Syria, prompting Donald Trump to celebrate ‘tough love’ at rally

  • Trump paved the way for the week-long Turkish incursion by withdrawing US troops
  • He celebrated the deal and insisted it had been wise for him to allow Turkish forces to invade and attack Kurds
Topic |   Syrian conflict

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US Vice-President Mike Pence (right) and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrive to address a news conference at the US embassy in Ankara, Turkey, on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
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US President Donald Trump speaks to the media at the South Lawn of the White House on October 10. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump has ‘meltdown’ after House votes overwhelmingly to condemn his Syria pull-out

  • White House meeting cut short after president called Speaker Nancy Pelosi a ‘third-rate politician’
  • Trump wrote letter to Turkey’s Erdogan warning him not to be a ‘tough guy’ or ‘fool’ and to work out ‘good deal’ over Syria
Topic |   Donald Trump

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US President Donald Trump speaks to the media at the South Lawn of the White House on October 10. Photo: AFP
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