18 Oct 2019

Fighting in Syria continues despite ceasefire, reports say

Washington Correspondent

A fragile peace in northern Syria appears to have been shattered, with reports – denied by Turkey – that shelling has started again.

President Erdogan launched a military assault in the region last week following the withdrawal of US troops from the border.

Yesterday the US Vice President claimed he’d persuaded him to pause the offensive for five days. So what exactly is happening in the region?