The @DeptofDefense is not abandoning our Kurdish partner forces. U.S. troops remain in other parts of Syria. We urge Turkey to forego its operation & work with us to address concerns through the development of a security zone along the border. pic.twitter.com/AaLJwrg2Lc

— Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper (@EsperDoD) 11. Oktober 2019