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    Thamer al-Sabhan, Saudi State Minister for Gulf Affairs, visited the Kurdish held areas in Syria, along with U.S. envoy to the international coalition against Daesh, William Robak.



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    Visiting my hometown of Diyarbakir last week, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) candidate for Istanbul mayor, Binali Yildirim, said that when Turkey’s parliament was first established, “a Kurdistan deputy” was among those invited to participate by the country’s founder, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. Yet for years, many people, including myself, have been subject to investigation for using the term Kurdistan.

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  • Formation of PKK state on Turkey border out of question: AnkaraFormation of PKK state on Turkey border out of question: Ankara

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  • US delegation visits Syria Kurdish regionsUS delegation visits Syria Kurdish regions

    A US delegation visited Syria’s Kurdish areas on Wednesday, June 12, discussed the country’s support for the people in northern and eastern Syria, Hawar News Agency reported.

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  • Russia warns Turkey to support Syrian Kurds if Turkey continues support to militants in IdlibRussia warns Turkey to support Syrian Kurds if Turkey continues support to militants in Idlib

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    The only difference of opinion between Ankara and Washington on the Syrian conflict is the United States’ relations with Kurdish militias, U.S. Syria envoy Ambassador James Jeffrey said in an exclusive interview with Turkish Hurriyet daily on Thursday.

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    Turkey leads the way among countries which are using the Islamic State (IS) and other terrorist organisations to their political advantage, Salih Muslim, the former co-chairman of Syrian’s most dominant Kurdish organisation, the Democratic Union Party (PYD) said.

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  • Germany, US in talks over safe zone to protect Syrian Kurds

    The German government has held talks with the United States over the deployment of German forces to support a planned safe zone in northern Syria, German state broadcaster Deutsche Welle Turkce said on Thursday, quoting a report from the German newspaper Der Spiegel.

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  • 'Former Turkish PM Davutoglu calls Iraqi, Syrian Kurds 'brothers;'Former Turkish PM Davutoglu calls Iraqi, Syrian Kurds 'brothers;

    Former Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was in the Kurdish city of Diyarbakir on Monday, May 27, in an apparent attempt to reach out to the alienated voter base of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) amid months-old claims that he has been preparing to break ranks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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  • Turkey launches operation against PKK in Kurdistan RegionTurkey launches operation against PKK in Kurdistan Region

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  • Turkey won't attack Syrian Kurds, analyst tells Kurdpress

    A Kurdistan correspondent and Turkey expert, Frederike Geerdink, believes Turkey will not attack Kurds as long as there are U.S. forces in the north of Syria and after the U.S. troops withdraal the Syrian army would control the Kurdish-controlled north of Syria and then there is no need for Turkey to attack them.

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    The Kurds are creating a state of their own in northern Syria

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    The AK Party of President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday there was nothing wrong with Turkey’s intelligence agency meeting Syrian counterparts to prevent conflict - even though Ankara has backed rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad.

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  • Local police will control northern Syria safe zone: US envoy

    The U.S. Syria envoy, Ambassador James Jeffrey, told a U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday that the United States is pushing for a safe zone in Kurdish controlled northetn Syria where only “local police” would be present.

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  • Syrian Kurds blame Damascus for stirring tensions in east

    Kurdish-led authorities accused Damascus on Tuesday of trying to incite strife by exploiting a recent wave of protests in the mainly Arab swathes of eastern Syria they hold.

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    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad stated in a May 8 meeting with reporters and writers that he was ready to negotiate with Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan if the meeting will serve Turkey benefits and does not impact Syria sovereignty.

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