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Turkey Seeks to Avoid Clash With Syria in Afrin, Signals Possible Talks

Turkey has signaled a desire to have communication with Damascus to avoid direct confrontation with pro-regime forces over Kurdish enclave…

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Foreign Affairs

Regime Move to Afrin Creates New Quandary for Turkey

The deployment of Syrian regime forces in Kurdish enclave of Afrin has created a new quandary for Turkey which plans…

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Foreign Affairs

Erdogan Boasts Stopping Syrian Regime in Afrin After Putin Contact

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan savored how Turkey stopped deployment of the Syrian regime forces to back up a Kurdish militia in…

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Foreign Affairs

Undeterred by Syrian Regime Threat, Turkey Says It’s Unstoppable in Afrin

Turkey’s foreign minister on Monday warned against any intervention by Syrian pro-government forces alongside Kurdish militias in northern Syria, saying…

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Foreign Affairs

Turkey Denies Reports of Gas Attack Against Afrin

Turkish authorities steadfastly denied media reports of using gas in an attack against Afrin. Ankara has “never used” chemical weapons…

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Foreign Affairs

During Tillerson’s Visit, Turkey, US Pledge to Work Together in Syria

After weeks of diplomatic wrangling and verbal squabbles, Turkey and the United States pledged to work together in northern Syria…

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Tillerson Says Turkey’s Afrin Op Is Detracting From Anti-ISIS Fight

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday that Turkey’s operation against Kurdish forces in northwestern Syria has “detracted”…

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Foreign Affairs

Who Is Responsible for Turkey’s Syria Predicament?

Last month, a French journalist’s question that set off a tense exchange with the Turkish president in Paris over arms…

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National

Turkey to Rename Ankara Street Where US Embassy Located

Turkey’s authorities will rename an Ankara street where the American Embassy is located after the military offensive in northern Syria,…

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Foreign Affairs

US National Security Advisor Meets With Erdogan’s Spokesman

U.S. National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster met with Turkish presidential spokesman in Istanbul to discuss Syria and other bilateral issues,…

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