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President Trump and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan take part in a joint news conference during Erdogan's visit to the White House on Wednesday. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump and first lady Melania Trump meet with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife, Emine Erdogan, outside the White House on Wednesday. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Trump, Erdogan Have 'Frank' Discussion About Syria

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Aid workers dish up rice and stew to refugees at the Gawilan camp in northern Iraq. The camp has accommodated nearly 2,000 new arrivals in the past month. Fatma Tanis/NPR hide caption

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Syrian Kurdish Refugees Say Kurdish Forces Tried To Prevent Them From Fleeing To Iraq

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Mazloum Abdi, commander-in-chief of the Syrian Democratic Forces speaks to reporters near the northeastern Syrian Hassakeh province on Thursday. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pose for a photo during their meeting in Sochi, Russia, Tuesday. Sergei Chirikov/AP hide caption

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vice President Pence meet Thursday at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, for talks on the Kurds and Syria. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Grandfather Issam kisses his grandson Rayan goodbye before the 4-year-old left to enter Iraq. Issam did not have papers to cross. "Separation has killed the people. It's destroyed a generation. War is without a purpose," Issam said, crying. Cecilia Uddén hide caption

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A photo taken from Turkey's Sanliurfa province shows smoke rising after Turkish armed forces hit targets in Ras al-Ain, a town east of the Euphrates River in northern Syria, on Monday. Arif Hudaverdi Yaman/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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Syrian government troops on Monday moved into towns in northern Syrian formerly controlled by U.S.-backed Kurdish militants. That sets up a potential clash with Turkish forces. Baderkhan Ahmad/AP hide caption

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Turkey-backed Syrian fighters sit atop an armored personnel carrier in the southwestern neighborhoods of the border Syrian town of Tal Abyad on Sunday. The U.S. plans to evacuate its troops from northern Syria amid the Turkish offensive. Bakr Alkasem/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Syrians bury Syrian Democratic Forces fighters killed while battling Turkish forces in the town of Qamishli on Saturday. Turkey's military says it has captured a key Syrian border town as its offensive against Kurdish fighters presses on. Baderkhan Ahmad/AP hide caption

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Smoke rises from the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain on Friday amid Turkey's military operation against Kurdish forces. Ozan Kose/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Pentagon Says U.S. Troop Position In Syria Came Under Fire From Turkish Incursion

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