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McConnell 'gravely concerned' about U.S. response to Syrian conflict

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that he was “gravely concerned” about the U.S. response to the escalating conflict in Syria. In a statement, McConnell pledged to work toward avoiding “a strategic calamity” when the Senate returns this week and warned that Turkey's latest attacks on Kurdish allies in Syria was hurting progress in the fight against the Islamic State. McConnell's remarks come after President Donald Trump decided to withdraw U.S. forces from northern Syria - a move that has prompted bipartisan backlash. “Abandoning this fight now and withdrawing U.S. forces...
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U.S. Senator McConnell to meet with Trump administration to discuss Syria

U.S. Senator McConnell to meet with Trump administration to discuss Syria

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Monday expressed grave concern about the U.S. response to Turkey's incursion in Syria, and said he will meet with officials in President Donald Trump's administration and other senators this week to discuss the situation.
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