Trump tweet causes confusion over Turkey and Syria
20 October 2019 | 6:58 pm
President Trump said the U.S. would not interfere in Turkey attacking Kurdish forces in Northern Syria. But some new statements are causing confusion over what will happen and the Turkish lira is responding. Bloomberg's Onur Ant appears on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close."
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