Turkey masses troops near Kurdish-held town in northern Syria

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Buildup comes despite Ankara saying it would delay offensive after US pullout announced

Turkey is massing troops near a town in northern Syria held by a Kurdish-led force backed by the US, a war monitor and Turkish media have said.

The buildup comes despite Ankara saying it would delay a promised offensive in eastern Syria in the wake of Donald Trump’s surprise announcement on Wednesday to withdraw US troops from the country, which it welcomed.

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