ANKARA QUESTIONS US’S RELUCTANCE ON SYRIA AS BIDEN VISITS TURKEY

November 22, 2014 12:28 AM

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ANKARA QUESTIONS US’S RELUCTANCE ON SYRIA AS BIDEN VISITS TURKEY

ISTANBUL — As U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Istanbul on Friday, Ankara continued to reiterate its demands of an all-inclusive strategy, including the removal of the Bashar Assad regime along with fighting ISIS militants. After the Assad regime killed more than 300,000 of its own people and paved the way for militant extremist groups in the region, Turkey questioned why the U.S. is reluctant in adopting a comprehensive strategy to bring an end to the bloodshed in its southern neighbor.

Officials are reportedly going to discuss why the agreed military training of moderate Syrian opposition is still not on the agenda and Turkey will once again state that it could face a huge influx of refugees at any time if the U.S.-led anti-ISIS coalition do not immediately implement a safe zone a...

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