Syria blasts Turkey over allowing Paris attacker's wife to cross border

January 12, 2015 12:33 PM

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DAMASCUS, Syria – The Syrian government has accused Turkey of allowing "terrorists" to freely cross the border after Ankara said the common-law wife of one of the Paris attackers entered Syria from Turkey earlier this month.

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Monday that the woman, Hayat Boumedienne, arrived in Turkey from Madrid on Jan. 2 before crossing into Syria on Jan. 8, the day after the attack on the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

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