Turkey slams US over reported weapons supply to Syria Kurds

from the AP

Turkey has complained to the U.S. ambassador about possible weapons aid to Syrian Kurdish forces and has also warned Russia not to support the militia group that is affiliated with Turkey’s Kurdish rebels, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Wednesday.

Davutoglu said that the weapons could fall into the hands of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, and be used against Turkey.

A Foreign Ministry official said Turkey summoned the U.S. and Russian ambassadors separately on Tuesday to convey Turkey’s concerns.

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