[size=36]Erdogan: Ankara's goal is to establish a safe zone extending from the Iraqi border to Jarablus[/size]
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a news conference with his US counterpart Donald Trump in Washington that he wanted to resettle two million Syrians in the safe area being created in northern Syria.
Erdogan pointed out that Ankara's goal is to establish a "safe area" stretching from the Iraqi-Syrian border to the city of Jarablus.
US President Donald Trump said the deal in northern Syria has been coherent so far.
He said Ankara's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile system poses a major challenge to relations between the two countries, but he hopes to resolve it.
Trump said at the start of the meeting with Erdogan that the United States has kept troops in Syria to protect the protection of oil fields there.
He said he would talk to the Senate about the F-35 deal, which Ankara wants to conclude with Washington.
Ahead of Trump's meeting with Erdogan, US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the United States would continue to support the Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces.
Esber stressed the role of the SDF in helping to prevent the resurgence of ISIS.
He explained that the withdrawal of the US military from the region of Ain Arab in northeastern Syria, may take another week. He added that when the partial withdrawal is complete, the US military will still have about 600 troops in Syria