Turkey tells U.S. it is concerned for Turkmen, Arabs in Syria border town

June 16, 2015 3:32 PM

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ANKARA Turkey has told the United States it is concerned about the displacement of Turkmen and Arabs from around a Syrian border town captured by Kurdish fighters on Monday with the assistance of U.S.-led air strikes.

"Turkey's discomfort regarding Tel Abyad has been conveyed to the United States both in Ankara and in Washington," a Turkish official told Reuters.

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