EU asks Turkey to stop bombing Kurds in Syria

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A F-16 Turkish fighter jet.

EU asks Turkey to stop bombing Kurds in Syria


The EU's foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini asked Turkey on Monday to stop its military action in Syria after Turkish forces shelled positions held by a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia over the weekend.

Mogherini said that "only a few days ago, all of us including Turkey, sitting around the table decided steps to de-escalate and have a cessation of hostilities."

She said more fighting "is obviously not what we expect."

Syria's main Kurdish faction, the People's Protection Units, has b...


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