Turkey’s offensive created a new humanitarian crisis in Syria with 200,000 civilians taking flight, according to Red Cross estimates.
Pence had flown to Turkey to call for a halt in Turkey’s cross-border military operation.
Trump had the letter released to bolster his view that he did not give Turkey a green light to invade Syria.
Turkey pressed ahead with its offensive against the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia in northern Syria on Tuesday.
Trump’s Vice President also said he would travel to the region soon to try to mediate the crisis.
At least 31 people were killed in the typhoon that left vast sections of towns in central and eastern Japan under water.
"What should never happen is a war between Saudi Arabia and Iran"
Other NATO allies Germany and France said they were banning weapons exports to Turkey.
US Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters the deployments were designed to deter Iran.
SDF forces were still in control of all prisons with Deash captives, a senior US State Department official said in a briefing with…
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