US Vice President Mike Pence said that Turkey had agreed to a 'pause in military operations for 120 hours' to allow the Kurds to withdraw.
US Vice President Mike Pence met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after Ankara rebuffed international pressure to halt its deadly offensive against Kurdish forces.
Nearly all foreign aid workers have been evacuated because of security concerns, and there are fears that local staff could face reprisals.
Turkish President Erdogan's Pakistan visit postponed amid global pressure to halt military operations against Kurds
Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal confirmed that President Erdogan's visit has been postponed but did not give a reason for the move.
Erdogan has so far ignored international pressure to halt the offensive, which has killed dozens of civilians and displaced more than 300,000 people.
Members of the Security Council expressed deep concerns over the risks of dispersion of terrorists in the area.
Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will to travel to Turkey to try to persuade President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to halt the offensive.
Erdogan said Syrian army's entry into the flashpoint northern Syrian city of Manbij was not a 'very negative' development for Turkey as long as the region is cleared of Syrian Kurdish fighters.
According to the United Nations, dozens of civilians have been killed in the operation so far and at least 160,000 have fled the area.
Turkey launched an assault last week against the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units, which it sees as a 'terrorist' offshoot of Kurdish insurgents in its own territory.
The Turks began attacks in Syria last week against the Syrian Kurdish fighters, whom the Turks see as terrorists.
Senior diplomats told the media that Turkey's membership of NATO made the embargo of an arms ban extremely difficult.
The US has had about 1,000 troops in northeastern Syria allied with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces to combat IS.
Gundogan, who was lambasted on the eve of the 2018 World Cup for posing for pictures with teammate Mesut Ozil alongside Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The Britain-based Observatory said that a journalist had been killed, but it could not immediately confirm the victim's nationality.