Turkey PM Insists Syrian Kurds Connected to PKK

Turkey PM Insists Syrian Kurds Connected to PKK
Tue Feb 23, 2016 14:17:36

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu insisted that Syrian Kurdish YPG militia was taking orders from PKK militants after the group rejected any links to a deadly bombing in Ankara last week.

Speaking in parliament, Davutoglu said blaming the PKK for the car bomb attack which killed 28 people in the Turkish capital was an attempt to exonerate the YPG.

The Syrian Kurdish group has denied any role in the bombing, but Davutoglu said the YPG and PKK worked together in carrying out the attack.

Turkey-based the Kurdistan Freedom Falcons (TAK) has claimed responsibility for the car bombing, saying it carried out the attack in response to the policies of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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