Turkey's Defence Ministry said its forces did not open fire at the USA base and took all precautions to prevent any harm to it while it was responding to fire from a nearby area by the Kurdish YPG militia, which Ankara regards as a terrorist group.
What happened next is unclear, but the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces said the woman in the auto was Kurdish politician, Hevrin Khalaf, whose body was found later in the day in a nearby morgue.
Syrian Kurds should fight on their own, Trump said at yesterday's event.
"Don't forget they are fighting for their land".
Dozens of fighters from the SDF and pro-Turkish factions have been killed.
The most gruesome and explicit of the videos shows Turkish-allied Syrian fighters pumping bursts of automatic fire into the body of a bound man lying on the side of a desert road as a gunman shouts to his comrades to take his phone and film him doing the shooting. "Against the backdrop of the Turkish military offensive in northeastern Syria, the Federal Government will not issue any new permits for all military equipment that could be used by Turkey in Syria", Foreign Minister Heiko Maas told Bild Am Sonntag. "We found places for them in schools, in private homes. Many people are sleeping in tents".
The YPG is the main component of the US-backed Syrian Defense Forces (SDF), a Kurdish, Arab and Christian umbrella alliance that has led the fight against the "Islamic State" at the cost of almost 10,000 fighters. Turkey considers the YPG equivalent to the PKK, or Kurdistan Workers' Party - a Kurdish far-left political group that is listed as a terrorist organization by the U.S.
Turkish fighter jets and heavy artillery units have bombarded Ras al-Ain - one of two key border towns targeted in Ankara's offensive, alongside Tal Abyad - for days.
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But the Turkish government views them as a terrorist insurgency linked to the Marxist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). Erdogan, however, sees the Kurds as terrorists and a threat along Turkey s southern border.
France's President Emmanuel Macron has discussed the Turkish offensive in Syria with Mr Trump, and warned about a possible resurgence of Islamic State activity as a result of the military action.
"It is out of the question to target any USA and coalition forces", it stressed.
Gulnur Aybet denies that Turkey fired on US troops.
Instead, Akar said, Turkish forces were returning fire on a position less than a mile from the post.
President Erdogan says he wants to create a "safe zone" in northern Syria free of Kurdish militias which could also be home to Syrian refugees.
The invasion has prompted a raft of global sanctions against Turkey.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is now acting accordingly and it's a dark day for American prestige and its place in the world indeed.
The Kurds have made clear they feel betrayed by Mr Trump's withdrawal of United States forces. "But we can shut down the Turkish economy if we need to".