Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Turkey Rejects U.S. Claims Of A Ceasefire With Syrian Kurd Militia

Al Jazeera: Turkey denies reaching ceasefire with Kurdish forces

Minister rejects US announcement of ceasefire deal between Turkish military and Syrian partners with Kurdish YPG forces.

A Turkish minister has said that his country does "not accept" US claims that its military has reached a ceasefire deal with Kurdish fighters in northern Syria.

The statement came after US officials said that Turkish-backed Syrian rebels and Kurdish forces had agreed on a temporary pause in fighting in northern Syria.

The US has been warning the sides to focus on fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group elements there.

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More News On Turkey Rejecting U.S. Claims Of A Ceasefire With Syrian Kurd Militia

Turkey denies truce with Syrian Kurdish militia -- AFP
Turkey rejects reports of cease-fire with Kurdish militias in Jarablus -- UPI
Turkey rejects US claims of ceasefire with Kurdish militias -- IBTimes
Turkey does `not accept` ceasefire with Syrian Kurd militia -- Zee News
Ankara Denies US Statements on Ceasefire Deal Between Turkey, Syrian Kurds -- Sputnik
We have no ceasefire with Syrian Kurdish forces: Turkish EU minister -- RUDAW
Turkey vows to keep attacking U.S.-backed Syrian Kurd forces -- Washington Tiems/AP
Turkey threatens more strikes on Syrian Kurdish militia -- The Guardian/AFP

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