Turkey signals unexpected shift in fight against ISIS in Syrian town

October 20, 2014 7:29 PM

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Turkey signals unexpected shift in fight against ISIS in Syrian town

SURUC, Turkey -- In a significant shift, Turkey's top diplomat announced on Monday that his country is helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross into Syria to "give support" to fellow Kurds defending the border town of Kobani from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Sunday's airdrops followed weeks of U.S. and coalition airstrikes in and near Kobani, along the Syrian-Turkish border. There was no immediate confirmation by Kurdish officials of the airdrop or what kind of weapons it included.

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