Turkey has denied U.S. assurances of protection for Pentagon-backed Kurds in Syria, prompting anxieties that have compelled them to embrace Russia and the Syrian government.
Andrei Karlov was shot during a press conference, allegedly by 22-year-old Mevlut Mert Altinas, who screamed, "Don't forget Aleppo! Don't forget Syria!" immediately after the killing.
The Syrian rebels once backed by the U.S. under former President Barack Obama now pose the greatest threat to Kurdish allies opposed by Turkey.
Syrian Kurdish fighters left behind by a U.S. exit are looking "for clear mechanisms to protect the northern border" by appealing to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Russia.
"I am very disappointed in the president that he would do this in this fashion," Rick Santorum said.
Trump's controversial decision led to the resignation of Secretary of Defense General Jim Mattis and Brett McGurk, the U.S. envoy to the coalition fighting the Islamic State militant group.
Hundreds of thousands of pounds of products were affected by the latest recall.
"We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency," the president tweeted.
As U.S.-backed Syrian Kurds won a critical battle against ISIS in Syria, President Donald Trump reportedly warned his Turkish counterpart not to attack them.
Already suffering heavy casualties in their fight against ISIS, the U.S.-backed Kurds are bracing for Turkish attacks "within a few days."
Assad accepted the credentials of newly appointed ambassadors Tigran Gevorgyan of Armenia and José Gregorio Biomorgi Muzattiz of Venezuela.
Iraq and Syria both declared victory against ISIS late last year, but the jihadis have maintained a presence in the face of pro-government and U.S.-led airstrikes in the latter.
The president will hold a high-stakes meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping but has canceled his sit-down with Russia's Vladimir Putin.
Ankara has previously renamed streets in order to make a political point against its rivals.
Moscow's presidential envoy for Syria said Russia "is ready to provide all possible help, including the assistance of the Syrian government forces."
The U.S. military has begun setting up observation posts on the Syrian border with Turkey, as the latter has attacked the Pentagon's Kurdish allies.
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