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Erdogan: Strikes on Syrian Kurds ‘legitimate defence’

A handout picture taken and released by the Turkish Prime minister press office on February 18, 2016 shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) visiting a victim of Ankara terror attack at the Gulhane Military Medical Academy (GATA) in Ankara. 
Turkey blamed Kurdish militants based inside the country and in Syria for a car bombing targeting a military convoy in Ankara that killed 28 people and risked a new escalation of the Syrian conflict
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Ankara / AFP Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has defended his country’s fight against Kurdish fighters in Syria as “legitimate defence”, after international powers urged Ankara to rein in its cross-border bombardments. Turkey has been shelling targets in northern Syria for the past week in a bid to stem the ...

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