Kurds blame Turkey over ISIL offensive | Syria News | Al Jazeera

Kurds blame Turkey over ISIL offensive

Government accused of failing to offer protection or permission to join fight as battles rage along Syria-Turkey border.

    As fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) move closer to the Kurdish town of Kobane on the Syrian-Turkish border, Turkish Kurds are blaming the Erdogan government for not protecting them or allowing them to fight back.

    Al Jazeera's Stephanie Dekker reports from the border between Turkey and Syria.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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