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  • Turkey Urges U.S. to Hand over Syrian Military Bases

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s administration this week requested that the United States hand over control of its 16 military bases in Syrian territory controlled by American-allied Kurds after the U.S. withdraws.

  • Turkey appears to snub U.S.; no assurances on Syrian Kurds

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A senior U.S. official trying to negotiate the safety of Kurdish allies in northeastern Syria was apparently rebuffed by Turkey's president who said Tuesday there would be "no concession" in Ankara's push against terror groups in the war-torn country. White House National Security Adviser John R.
  • Russia, Turkey discuss coordination in Syria after U.S. withdrawal

    Foreign and defence ministers from Russia and Turkey discussed coordination between their forces in Syria after the United States' decision to withdraw troops from the Arab republic, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday.