Pence heads to Turkey as Erdogan rejects calls for ceasefire in Syria
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US Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Ankara to persuade President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to halt his military offensive in northeastern Syria. But Turkey has rejected calls for a truce.
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