Angry Kurds Hurl Potatoes and Insults at Retreating US Military Convoys

October 22, 2019 04:56 AM
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U.S. forces crossed into Iraq from northeastern Syria Monday, part of the broader withdrawal from the region that was ordered by President Donald Trump ahead of a Turkish incursion. Some analysts say the U.S. retreat from parts of Syria creates a vacuum for countries like Russia, with Russian President Vladimir Putin set to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayiip Erdogan Tuesday for high-stakes talks on what happens next in Syria.  VOA’s Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine has more from Washington.