Syrian Kurdish forces say 'provocative' Turkey targeting them

August 1, 2015 11:16 AM

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BEIRUT A Kurdish militia fighting Islamic State in Syria accused Turkey on Saturday of targeting it at least four times in the past week and called on U.S-led forces to "clarify" their approach toward Ankara in light of this.

The accusations highlight the tensions surrounding Turkey's entry into the fight against Islamic State. It made a turnaround last week by granting U.S-led forces access to its air bases and bombarding targets in Syria linked to Islamic State.

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