Hirunews Logo
Turks+to+let+Kurds+join+Kobane+fight
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 20:41
Turks to let Kurds join Kobane fight
20

Shares
2,410

Views
Turkey will allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross the Syrian border to fight Islamic State militants in Kobane.

Turkish Foreign minister added that talks on the subject were continuing, but gave no further details.

Tens of thousands of people from Kobane have fled months of fighting between besieging IS forces and Syrian Kurd defenders.

Until now Turkey has refused to allow Kurdish fighters to cross into Syria.

Turkey has been fearful of stoking separatist sentiment among its own Kurds.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
1,437 Views
328 Views
3,320 Views
8,210 Views
11,239 Views
53,166 Views
Top