Turkey summons U.S. charge d'affaires over Syria: Turkish sources

From Reuters - January 10, 2018

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey on Wednesday summoned a top U.S. diplomat in Ankara to protest Washingtons support of a Kurdish militia in Syria, sources in the Turkish Foreign Ministry said, the latest in a long-standing disagreement between the NATO allies.

The Turkish Foreign Ministry summoned the U.S. charge daffaires to voice its displeasure over Washingtons arming and training of the YPG Syrian Kurdish militia in Syria, the sources said.

In Washington, a State Department spokesman confirmed the meeting occurred but said beyond that we arent going to read out any details of the conversation.


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