Erdogan accuses US of supporting a terrorist organisation

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) and his wife Emine (L) greet supporters during a rally marking the 563rd anniversary of the conquest of Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire (later called Istanbul) by the Ottomans, in Istanbul, Turkey 29 May 2016.

Days ago it was reported that US soldiers, were wearing patches from the Kurdish People’s Protection Unit, known as the YPG, which is considered one of the most effective ground forces in the fight against the Islamic State


Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the US of supporting a terrorist organisation referring to last week’s news, when photos of US soldiers wearing patches from the Kurdish People's Protection Unit, known as the YPG were published by the AFP news agency.

Erdogan was addressing a rally on Sunday marking the 563rd anniversary of the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople — present-day Istanbul. The Turkish President openly wondered, “what business have Russia and Iran (in Syria)? What b...


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