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U.S. troops have already started leaving Kurdish-held areas in Syria ahead of Turkish invasion

U.S. forces have already begun withdrawing from areas along Syria's border with Turkey as Turkish troops prepare to invade, U.S.-backed Kurdish forces, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, and the Kurdish Hawar news agency reported Monday. On Sunday night, the White House said that President Trump had given his assent to the incursion in a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The U.S. "will not support or be involved in" Turkey's operation and "will no longer be in the immediate area," the White House said.

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