The Latest: Turkey worried over Syria attacks ahead of truce

February 26, 2016 10:52 AM

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A top Turkish presidential aide says Ankara is concerned over Russian bombings and Syrian forces’ ground operations ahead of a truce due to go into effect at midnight Friday.

Ibrahim Kalin, spokesman for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, told reporters Friday that Turkey supports the cease-fire agreement in principle but is worried about the continued operations.

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