Turkey summons United States charges d'affaires

13 January, 2018, 04:01 | Author: Charlene Valdez
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Turkey's foreign ministry has summoned a senior USA diplomat to express Ankara's "discomfort" over Washington's support for Syrian Kurdish fighters, state media reported.

Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in an interview broadcast on Turkish TV channels,"Iran and Russian Federation need to carry out their responsibilities".

Effedili said Turkey, Iran, and the regime forces would be happy to take back SDF-controlled areas.

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Ankara says YPG fighters are linked to Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) separatists inside Turkey, who have waged an armed campaign since 1984 that has killed more than 40,000 people.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, January 10, 2018.

It conveyed "uneasiness" to the Russian ambassador Tuesday, calling the strikes a "violation of the borders of the Idlib de-escalation zone" established by Turkey, Iran and Russia, according sources at the foreign ministry.

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Britain's foreign secretary says alongside the pact, Tehran must be pressed on other issues. JCPOA is the official name for the deal.

Russia, Iran and Turkey are supposed to be the guarantors of last year's accord but Moscow and Tehran appear bent on reneging on their role to de-escalate fighting in the area, home to almost 2 million Syrians, to serve their own agenda. Ankara considers the regime offensive, supported by Iran-backed militias and Russian air power, aims to recover more territory from the rebels.

On January 6, two Russian bases in Syria were attacked by unmanned aircraft (drones).

Russia will continue constructive cooperation with Turkey for Syrian course, but it will not give up fighting against terrorist groups such as al-Nusra, Russia's Izvestiya newspaper reported Thursday quoting anonymous Russian officials.

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In a rare experience United States diplomats go through in any host country, their Charge d;Affairs was summoned by Turkish foreign ministry in Ankara to express "discomfort" over Washington's support for Syrian Kurdish fighters on Wednesday.

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