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Turkey slams Pompeo comments on 'slaughtering' Kurds

January 4, 2019 3:41 PM
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ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey has criticized U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for saying Washington wants to prevent Turkey from "slaughtering" Kurds as American troops prepare to withdraw from Syria.

A Foreign Ministry statement released Friday accused Pompeo of displaying "a worrying lack of information" for equating a U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish militia group, the Kurdish People's Protection Units, or YPG, with Syria's Kurdish population.

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