Republican Senator Lindsey Graham on Monday threw his support behind U.S. efforts to help Turkey amid a halted offensive in Syria’s Idlib province. 

“I fully support the Trump administration’s efforts to get NATO more involved in Syria to help Turkey defend Idlib against Russian/Syrian aggression,” Graham wrote on Twitter.

“The fall of Idlib would be a humanitarian crisis for the world and would directly affect our European allies – for that reason NATO should be more supportive of Turkey.”

In recent weeks, Syrian regime forces have stepped up attacks on Turkish troops in Idlib amid their offensive in the

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