Mevlut Cavusoglu said Turkey expects its allies to support the country's invasion of northeastern Syria, but that it is willing to stand up to threats and condemnation if necessary.
Trump whipped up a crowd of supporters in Dallas on Thursday by claiming credit for the five-day "ceasefire" in northeastern Syria.
Footage has surfaced of President Trump contradicting himself on the matter of the Kurdish freedom fighters who had fought alongside American troops, only one year apart.
"Everyone can see the atrocities that are happening right now in Syria with the Kurds," McCain argued on ABC's "The View."
The Democratic senator described Trump's missive to Turkey's president as "one heck of an interesting letter."
Trump made the comments during a press conference with Italian President Sergio Mattarella on Wednesday.
Sources close to the Turkish leader told BBC News that Erdogan "thoroughly rejected" the letter dated last Wednesday and chucked it in the trash.
White House correspondent for the New York Times Katie Rogers Tweeted a scan of a letter that was confirmed to be a genuine missive from President Trump, sent to the President of the Republic of Turkey, Tayyip Erdogan.
"This is a complete and utter national security disaster in the making and I hope President Trump will adjust his thinking," the Republican senator tweeted.
Russian network, RT described the base as "untouched." National Security expert and Pod Save the World host Ben Rhodes was critical of the way the base was left in a tweet.
American troops hastily retreated from positions in northeastern Syria this week as Turkey pushed its operation against Kurdish-led militias there.
Senior 2020 campaign adviser Lara Trump said average Americans had to "Google" who the Kurds of northern Syria even are before they could be outraged about President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw troops from the region.
Some 50 U.S. warheads are believed to be deployed at the Incirlik air base in southern Turkey, but reports this weekend suggested officials were reviewing plans for their removal.
"At a certain point, Turkey reached its limit," Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, regarding the influx of refugees from Syria into Turkey as a result of a brutal civil war raging in the country.
Following Trump's order to withdraw U.S. forces, the Kurds have allied with the Iranian and Russian-backed government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
The South Carolina senator and Trump ally slammed the president last week over the withdrawal of U.S. military support in Syria.
Trump gave Turkey the green light to invade northeastern Syria after a phone call with Turkish President Erdoğan last Sunday.
We believe the resolution will garner "strong bipartisan support," Schumer said.
Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff joined several GOP lawmakers in condemning President Trump's U.S. troop withdrawal from Syria, warning that ISIS is already beginning its resurgence.
"We've won. We've beat ISIS and we've beat them badly and decisively," the president told reporters last week.
Mark Esper confirmed 1,000 U.S. troops are set to evacuated from northern Syria Sunday under President Trump's "deliberate withdrawal," and administration officials are continuing to threaten Turkey's economy.
Thousands of ISIS fighters are being held by Kurdish-led forces in northeastern Syria, but the Turkish assault threatens the security of the detention centers there.
Turkey is facing widespread condemnation for its military operation against Kurdish-led forces in northeastern Syria.
"I don't understand how a president that claims he's the toughest President ever would do such a weak move like this," Representative Adam Kinzinger said.
President Donald Trump has betrayed America's allies, damaged Turkish-American relations and potentially created the conditions for a return of ISIS.
President Donald Trump withdrew U.S. forces from Kurdish-held areas of Syria this week, leaving them open to a new Turkish offensive.
"This is heart-rending for anybody who has shed blood, who has deployed forward," former NATO Supreme Allied Commander James Stavridis said.
John McLaughlin called Trump's decision a "disaster" and illustrative of his "reckless instincts" regarding foreign policy.
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