“We prefer peace to war”, said Foreign Minister Mike Pompeo to Wilfred Frost of CNBC. “But in the event that required action or kinetic military action, you should know that President Trump is fully prepared to take this action”…….
President Donald Trump is willing to use military force against Turkey for its actions in Syria where it is “essential”, said Foreign Minister Mike Pompeo Monday, as US troops withdraw from the area.
The president receives strong criticism for his decision to withdraw American forces from northern Syria, abandoning the Kurds, who led the military struggle against ISIS. The withdrawal caused the invasion of Turkey in the border area earlier this month, which left over 120 civilians dead, according to the UN Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
The Pompeo refused to show the red line would cause a US military action.
“Αναφέρατε τις οικονομικές δυνάμεις που έχουμε χρησιμοποιήσει. Definitely we will use. We will use our diplomatic and dynameiss. These are our preference “, said Pompeo.
The US State Department declined to comment further on the statements by Mike Pompeo, as mentioned by CNBC.