Thursday, 17 October 2019

U.S. and Turkish military forces conduct a joint ground patrol inside the security mechanism area in northeast, Syria, October 4, 2019. Picture taken October 4, 2019. Footage obtained by Reuters appears to show U.S. forces starting their withdrawal from northern Syria at the border with Turkey U.S. Army/Staff Sgt. Andrew Goedl/Handout via REUTERS.

American soldiers walk together during a joint U.S.-Turkey patrol, near Tel Abyad, Syria September 8, 2019. The U.S. withdrawal will leave Kurdish-led forces in Syria that have long allied with Washington vulnerable to a planned incursion by the Turkish military which brands them terrorists. REUTERS/Rodi Said/File Photo

Turkish and American soldiers stand near a former YPG military point during a joint U.S.-Turkey patrol, near Tel Abyad, Syria September 8, 2019. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based organization that reports on the war, said U.S. forces had withdrawn from an area between the towns of Tel Abyad and Ras al-Ayn. REUTERS/Rodi Said/File Photo

A U.S. soldier oversees members of the Syrian Democratic Forces as they demolish a YPG fortification and raise a Tal Abyad Military Council flag over the outpost as part of the security mechanism zone agreement, in Syria September 21, 2019. U.S. Army/Staff Sgt. Andrew Goedl/Handout via REUTERS.

U.S. and Turkish military forces conduct a joint ground patrol inside the security mechanism area in northeast, Syria, September 8, 2019. Picture taken September 8, 2019. U.S. Army/Spc. Alec Dionne/Handout via REUTERS.