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Breaking up hard to do, Turkey says of US and Kurd 'terrorists'

2019-01-10 09:34:23       source:The Aljazeera

January 9, 2019

The United States faces difficulties in its withdrawal from Syria, particularly in parting ways with the Kurdish fighters it allied with to battle the armed group ISIL, Turkey's foreign minister said.

"It is hard to break up with a terrorist organisation after being involved with it at this level," Mevlut Cavusoglu told a parliamentary foreign affairs committee on Wednesday.

His remarks came a day after US National Security Adviser John Bolton held talks with officials in Turkey during an apparently tense visit.

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