According to Turkey, President Donald Trump's so-called ceasefire in Syria isn't actually a ceasefire.
"Turkish FM Çavuşoğlu just now: 'We will suspend the Peace Spring operation for 120 hours for the PKK/YPG to withdraw. This is not a ceasefire,'" tweeted Turkey correspondent for The Economist.
Turkish FM Çavuşoğlu just now: "We will suspend the Peace Spring operation for 120 hours for the PKK/YPG to withdra… https://t.co/2FSNL3Phbw— Piotr Zalewski (@Piotr Zalewski)1571335740.0
According to Vice President Mike Pence, the ceasefire will take place for just five days. It's unclear what will happen after those five days are up.
CNN's Matt Hoye noted the Turkish foreign minister's comments came around the same time that Trump was praising the deal.
As @realDonaldTrump stands on the tarmac in Fort Worth touting "a deal" for a "ceasefire," Turkish Foreign Ministe… https://t.co/wOsZ7XGoXj— Matt Hoye (@Matt Hoye)1571336799.0