US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the Syrian government offensive in Idlib province “only heightens the risk of conflict with our NATO ally, Turkey,” during a statement in Washington DC on Tuesday.

“As we’ve said many times before, the regime will not be able to obtain military victory,” Pompeo added.

He also accused Moscow of “meddling” in the elections of the US, Zimbabwe and Belarus, threatening “action” in response. Russia has vehemently denied interfering in any elections.

Pompeo expressed his excitement about the imminent signing of an agreement between the US and the Taliban, as well as “a conditions-based and phased troop withdrawal and for the commencement of intra-Afghan negotiations.”

“These negotiations, [if] they take place, will be the first time that Afghans representing all sides of the conflict will sit down together and begin the hard work of reconciliation,” Pompeo said, before warning that the Taliban “must respect the agreement specifically regarding the promises [of] severing ties with terrorists.”

He said the US would not withdraw troops unless “they can demonstrate they’re fulfilling every element of their end of the bargain.”

 

Credit: Ruptly

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michael Houston
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the face of the US…..fat….ugly….lying….deceitful….the guy is a perfect representative of what this country stands for…..a vapid empty country feeding off the worlds populations……it’s an entity that needs to be put down…..disposed of…..defanged….declawed…..beheaded….

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If your wet dreams happened, the world as we know it would collapse in the worst crisis ever, those who would remain would soon end with a lifestyle likely similar to what you can see in Mad Max 2…
Don’t you get how economics work and how it’s interconnected at world level.
There are 3 pillars : USA, EU and China and only totally insane people want one of these to collapse, period.

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“Septic tanks” [yanks] as we call them cannot face the fact that they are so wrong in what they are doing everywhere in the world. God bless the SAA and Russian forces.

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The Syrian regime alone? For sure they can’t obtain military victory, but with serious Russian air support an Putin stopping with the pseudo-ceasefires waltz? It can even be fast tracked! A Su-34 can easily demolish 160-240 vehicles per flight, using RBK-500 sensor-fused cluster bombs… As long as TAF can be contained, this is no issue, and I doubt the ErDOG having the bälls to enter a conflict where Turkey would directly clash with Russia. Syria is becoming what Vietnam was for USA and Afghanistan for the Soviets… A monstrous blunder, although Vn is misinterpreted by many : Yanks got exactly… Read more »